Nyssa sylvatica “Wildfire”

Nyssa sylvatica “NSUHH” (Green Gable™)
January 24, 2017
Panicum virgatum “Shenandoah”
January 24, 2017
(photo courtesy of Saunders Brothers)

“Wildfire” Black Gum     Zone 4     40’x25′

This tree bursts into color with a bright red foliage flush in spring followed by white flowers that are a nectar source for native insect and the birds that feed on them. Flowers give way to dark blue fruits that are attractive to birds. Stunning fall foliage is scarlet, yellow and orange.