Sour Gum (Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 50 feet
Plant Spread: 30 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Bog gardening
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Pollinators: Bees
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Plant of Merit

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