Its foliage turns brilliant orange to red in fall. When female and male trees are planted close together, females produce purple or blue fruits, which attract birds. Bare cooked branches and dark gray, alligator skin-like bark make a picturesque winter scene.
Attributes - Nyssa sylvatica
Plant Type: Tree
Height: 30 ft. to 50 ft.
Width: 30 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Black Spot, Rust, Scales.