Nyssa sylvatica

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- Insignificant

Foliage Color- Green during the summer and orange to red in the fall

Growth Habit- Rounded

Growth Rate- Moderate

Zone- 4-9

Height- 50-60 feet tall

Spread- 20-30 feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This deciduous tree has long, slender leaves that turn a vibrant orange to red in the fall. Prefers moist soil but can tolerate different soil types.

Pruning- Pruning should be while the tree is dormant. Generally, in December through March.

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