Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire'

Also known as:

  • Tupelo
  • Sour gum
  • Black gum

Plant Type

tree, aquatic

Zones

5a-9b

Size

H:30'-40'
W:15'-25'

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

well-drained, rich

Water Needs:

even moisture, high

Sun Exposure:

sun, mostly sun, mostly shade

Features

Fruit:

blue, black

Texture:

glossy

Foliage Season:

deciduous

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Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

541-746-3922

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Williams, Oregon

541-846-7269

Garden World

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10506 Broadacres Road Hubbard, Oregon

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503-982-2380

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Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

541-746-3922

Heritage Seedlings

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Salem, Oregon

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Description by: Gossler Farms

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Springfield, Oregon

541-746-3922

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Has brilliant new growth through the late spring and early summer. The older leaves are deep green and will turn bright red in fall.

Description by: Garden World

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Hubbard, Oregon

503-982-2380

www.gardenworldonline.com

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Tupelo with colored foliage in both spring and fall. New growth in spring is deep red, changing to green through summer then vibrant yellow orange-purple-red in fall. Broad pyramid to oval shape. Growth Rate moderate

Description by: Heritage Seedlings

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Salem, Oregon

503-585-9835

heritageseedlings.com

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What a colorful beauty! Shiny burnt orange-red new growth makes this one of the most exciting new Blackgum cultivars. Try some of these easy to grow trees, and save one for your own landscape!

Description by: Forestfarm

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Williams, Oregon

541-846-7269

www.forestfarm.com

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The young foliage of this almost-native tree (to 30'x 20') emerges bright burgundy "wildfire" red, a color which lasts well into the summer to be followed by yel-orng-scarlt-red fall color; spectacular! S/M

Description by: Greer Gardens Inc.

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Eugene, Oregon

Closed Permanently

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Gardens and Educators
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Red new foliage all summer on a well branched plant. Attractive mature foliage is glossy, dark green that turn a fluorescent yellow to orange to scarlet red to purple in fall. Wonderfully spectacular! The bark has almost alligator-like patterns and is dark gray to almost black. Prefers moist soil.

Description by: Dancing Oaks Nursery

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Monmouth, Oregon

503-838-6058

www.dancingoaks.com

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A constant supply of red-orange color on new growth in summer followed by superb fall color. Deciduous tree 25' x 25'

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