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Nyssa ogeche

Common Name(s):
Ogeechee lime, Ogeechee tupelo
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Light gray bark; difficult to transplant due to taproot

Height:
30-50 ft.
Flower:
0.5-0.75 in. red fruit; edible
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including wet, swampy and well drained sites
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Oval to rounded; densely branched
Width:
20-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
4-6 in. alternate, simple leaves; silvery underside; nonshowy fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2062

Photo of Nyssa ogeche Photo of Nyssa ogeche
Nyssa ogeechee Nyssa ogeechee foliage
Photo by Wendy Cutler, CC BY - 2.0
Nyssa ogeechee N. ogeechee fruit (unripe)
Photo by Wendy Cutler, CC BY - 2.0