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Firestarter Black Gum


1 1/2" 20 gal.

Symmetrical, up-sweeping branches and a strong central leader contribute to the remarkably neat and uniform appearance of this relatively narrow tupelo. Dark green foliage turns intensely bright red, coloring earlier than most other cultivar.

Common Name: Firestarter® Black Gum
Botanical Name: Nyssa sylvatica 'JFS-red' Firestarter® PP 26975
Light Requirements: Sun to Part Shade
Mature Height: 20'
Mature Width: 15'
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Preference: Moist, Acidic Soil
Advantages: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Bee Friendly
Zone: 5-9
Hardiness Map:

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