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1404 Goodale Boulevard, Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43212
Phone: (614) 486-9613
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Black Gum (Nyssa sylvatica) Bundle of 5

Our Price: $11.00
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Black gum features a lovely spectrum of glowing, brilliant shades of yellow, orange, red, and purple.  Late spring flowers, while insignificant, are valuable for bees and other pollinators, and the bluish-black drupes that appear in late September (female trees only) are favored by many birds.  Reaching heights of 30-50’, the tree has a pyramidal form when young, becoming more open with age. Prefers sites protected from wind in sun to partial shade with moist, well-drained soils.  Tolerant of black walnut trees and wet soils.


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