Chinese Tupelo Tree

Chinese Tupelo Tree

Chinese Tupelo Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Nyssa sinensis
Hardiness Zones:   7 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal in youth; not as densely branched as N. sylvatica
Height:   30 to 50
Weight:   15 to 30'
Leaf:   3 to 6" alternate, simple leaves; yellow, orange to red fall color
Flower/Fruit:   --
Comments:    Difficult to transplant due to taproot
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --