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NYSSA aquatica

Commonly known as Cotton gum, Water tupelo

A rare tree with obovate-oblong leaves which have downy undersides. An American species
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£16.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2019
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Large £50.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2019
  • 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)
 

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