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Red Rage Black Tupelo

Nyssa sylvatica 'Haymanred' Red Rage

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
A medium sized tupleo cultivar featuring deep green, high gloss summer foliage that resists leaf spot, then turns bright red with the onset of fall weather.

Growing Conditions:
Full sun to partial shade. Adaptable but prefers moist, well drained soil.

Uses:
Tree is famed for its beautiful fall color.

Height:
35' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Broadly pyramidal

Flowers:
Insignificant

Leaves:
Spring leaf color is a brilliant green changing to a bright red in the fall.

Bark:
Gray-brown and shallowly, irregularly furrowed, on old stems it can become quite blocky, resembling alligator hide.

Native of Southeastern US. Also known as the Black Gum or Sour Gum.