NYSSA sinensis

Commonly known as Chinese tupelo, Sour gum

A hardy species with red young growth and brilliant red, orange and yellow autumn colour
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oblong to elliptic slenderly tapered leaves to 20cm (8in) long.
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Sometimes with several stems.
  • 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

NYSSA sinensis

 
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£35.00 each 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Central China.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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