Nyssa sylvatica 'Tupelo'
Also known as
Sour gum, Black tupelo, Pepperidge
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Black gum Overview
The foliage is produced in ranges from deep scarlet to luminous orange and yellow. The leaves are glossy green and between 2-5 inches. The flowers are insignificant, but the fruit is small bluish black and olive-shaped.
How to propagate Black gum
You can propagate from cuttings in the summer or from seed in autumn.
Other uses of Black gum
Foliage, shade, ornamental, specimen. Autumn interest.