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NYSSA

Commonly known as Cotton gum, Water tupelo

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  • Deciduous
  • Height - 15m (49ft)
  • Spread - 4.5m (15ft)
  • Tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, dry wind
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - withstands periods of inundation in its natural environment.
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free.
  • Place of origin - southeastern USA.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wet or boggy soil - will tolerate wet soil.
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar -
  • Broadly conical
15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4.5m (15ft)
 

Buy Varieties of NYSSA

NYSSA sinensis

NYSSA sinensis  >


Commonly known as: Chinese tupelo, Sour gum.
A hardy species with red young growth and brilliant red, orange and yellow autumn colour
£40.00 each

NYSSA sylvatica

NYSSA sylvatica  >


Commonly known as: Black gum, Pepperidge.
Excellent autumn colour, foliage turns scarlet, red and yellow
Small £25.00 each
Large £45.00 each

NYSSA sylvatica 'Wisley Bonfire'  AWARD

NYSSA sylvatica 'Wisley Bonfire'  >


Commonly known as: Black gum, Pepperidge.
Vigorous conical tree with outstanding red autumn colour. Bred at Wisley
£45.00 each

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