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Chinese tupelo, Sour gum
A hardy species with red young growth and brilliant red, orange and yellow autumn colour
- Pests & Diseases - none.
- Place of Origin - central China.
- Hardy - very cold Winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
- Height - in metres - 10m (30ft)
- Height Integer - 10
- Spread - in metres - 10m (30ft)
- Deciduous - oblong to elliptic slenderly tapered leaves to 20cm (8in) long.
- Tree - sometimes with several stems.
- Full Sun - shelter from cold, dry wind
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil
- Neutral to acid soil
- Broadly conical