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Afterburner Black Tupelo

Nyssa Sylvatica 'David Odom'

Fall Colors Staff Favorite Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
A great street tree with upright and symmetrical branching with a very straight central leader and beautiful red fall color..

Growing Conditions:
Prefers moist and well drained soils.

Uses:
A great street tree!

Height:
35' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Upright pyramidal to oval

Flowers:

Leaves:
Bright green foliage that turns a vibrant red in the fall

Bark:
Fissured grey bark as it matures

Tupelo trees are a major source of wild honey in some areas.