Nyssa sylvatic - Black Tupelo

  • A majestic tree from North America with beautiful, leathery leaves that turn a stunning orange and red in the Autumn. Tupelo can be grown on any good soil and neutral pH. The flowers are small, with a creamy colour but the edible raw or processed dark blue fruits have an ornamental value. Fully hardy in Britain, it can be grown in a pot and tolerates atmospheric pollution.


Height (in 10 years, unpruned): 4x1m

It looks best in: September-October (foliage)

Fruit colour: dark blue

Hardiness: fully hardy

Growth rate: medium

Autumn coloration: orange/red

Position: sheltered, sunny spot is best, on slightly acidic soil

Excellent quality, 10-15cm tall starter plant in a 7cm square pot (if there is a picture shown of the plant in a pot, it is an example of what will be sent to you).

Your plant is grown on our nursery in the UK and is freshly hand picked from our benches on the day of dispatch.

Our packaging is neat and tidy so even without gift wrapping, it is suitable for sending to someone as a present.

Full care instructions included.

As a family run nursery, we are able to provide a personalised service with attention to detail and lifetime customer care.

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