Nyssa sylvatica

Common Name: Black Tupelo
Size: 35' tall x 20' wide
Fall Color: Yellow, orange, pink, red
Bloom: Insignificant
Zone: 4 thru 9


One of the best and most consistent native trees for fall color. Slow to moderate growth rate. Plants are pyramidal in youth with densely set branches of pendulous nature. Dark green foliage turning yellow to orange to red in the fall. No serious disease problems. Lovely in naturalized areas. Selected as a 2005 Great Plant Picks™. Native to Maine Ontario Michigan to Florida and Texas.