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Nyssa sinensis

Common Name(s):
Chinese tupelo
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Difficult to transplant due to taproot

Height:
30-50 ft.
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Pyramidal in youth; not as densely branched as N. sylvatica
Width:
15-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
3-6 in. alternate, simple leaves; yellow, orange to red fall color

NCCES plant id: 2063

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