Ogeechee Tupelo Tree

Ogeechee Tupelo Tree

Ogeechee Tupelo Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Nyssa ogeche
Hardiness Zones:   7 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including wet, swampy and well drained sites
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Oval to rounded; densely branched
Height:   30 to 50
Weight:   20 to 30'
Leaf:   4 to 6" alternate, simple leaves; silvery underside; nonshowy fall color
Flower/Fruit:   .5 to .75" red fruit; edible
Comments:    Light gray bark; difficult to transplant due to taproot
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --