Wildfire Tupelo

Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire'

SKU
03387
This fantastic native selection heralds spring with bright red new foliage, turning rich dark green before a brilliant fall finale with yellow-orange, and vibrant scarlet. Excellent Leafspot resistance. Brown-black bark is heavily textured. Red-tinged branches add winter interest. Small ornamental black fruit is loved by birds. Deciduous.
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Good to grow...for one season: 5

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Once established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationNIS-a sil-VAT-i-ka
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 30 to 50 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Watering NeedsOnce established, water deeply, occasionally; more in extreme heat.

Provide deep, acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established prefers evenly moist soil, but tolerates dry spells and heavy moisture. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune for shape and structure in winter.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: All

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 5

Good to grow...for one season