Tupelo

Nyssa sylvatica

Tupelo

This tree usually has a pyramidal shape. Tolerates many soil conditions, including poor drainage and occasional drought. Seeds attract wildlife. Good lawn tree with dependable fall color.

Description
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 15-30 feet
Growth Rate: Slow to Moderate
Fall Color: Red/Orange/Yellow
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Fruit: Dark oval seeds on female trees, fall

Planting Distances
Foundation: 15 feet
Drives/Patios: 6 feet
Fence: 6 feet
Small trees: 25 feet