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Key feature: Fall Color Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Light Needs: Full Sun, Part Shade Height: 40 Feet Width: 25 Feet Growth Rate: Slow

Wildfire Black Gum

Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire'

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Stately tree with a straight trunk and a rounded crown. Works well either in naturalizing or as a specimen on moist, acidic, bottomland-type soils however is found natively on dry, rocky soils as well. Gray-black bark contrasts dramatically to the dark glossy green leaves. Brilliant shades of red, orange, and purple in fall. An excellent specimen tree. Tolerates wet locations and can grow in standing water.

Height: 40 Feet Width: 25 Feet Form: Pyramidal Flower Color: White Bloom Season: Spring Foliage Color: Dark Green Fall Color: Orange, Purple, Red, Yellow Fruit Color: Black, Blue Growth Rate: Slow

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Light Needs: Full Sun, Part Shade

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