Common name: Black Gum
Scientific name: Nyssa slyvatica
Mature height: 30-50 ft
Tree size: M
Estimated height at delivery: 2-4 ft
Bloom time: May-June
Sun: Full sun-part shade
Soil moisture: Medium-Wet
Notes: Tolerates standing water and drought. Slow growing, flowers great nectar source for bees. Great ornamental for lawns or street tree.
Orders are due: September 28th
Order pick up: Friday October 23rd 12-6pm in Noblesville, Indiana.
Remember to consider above and below ground utilities and mature growth size when choosing trees for your property. Need more info on trees, pests, & growing characteristics? Visit www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plantfinder.
We guarantee a healthy specimen will be supplied at pick up. Due to variations in planting, site conditions and care, no guarantee or refunds will be given after tree pick up.
* Trees with an asterisk are noted in the Purdue Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment as good choices for urban areas in relation to climate change and foreseen shifting vegetation habitats. More info/links are on the tree sale webpage.
Don't forget to order a watering bag to make tree care easier!
Photos: Arbor Day Foundation and/or Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder