Tupelo or Black Gums
One of the showiest trees for spectacular autumn colour. Lower branches have a semi-weeping habit. Summer leaves are a glossy green which change to distinctive colours of scarlet, orange and yellow in autumn. Suited to damp conditions. Deciduous, grows to 5 x 3m.
Suitable for: Wet areas, autumn colour tree, lakes and ponds
Features: Lower weeping branches, fiery autumn colours
Botanical Name: NYSSA sylvatica