Nyssa sylvatica ‘Wildfire’ Wildfire Black Gum

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Description

Growing in progress.

Excellent specimen tree, acceptable street tree in residential areas (not heavily polluted areas). Outstanding summer and fall foliage.

Form:
Pyramidal
Size:
Medium, 30-50’
Rate:
Slow to medium
Zone:
4-9
Leaves:
Lustrous dark green turning to brilliant red and yellow
Bark:
Almost black in color sometimes with thick irregular ridges.
Fruit:
Drupes that attract birds and other wildlife, not showy
Flowers:
Not showy
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