Water Tupelo Tree

Water Tupelo Tree

Water Tupelo Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Nyssa aquatica
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including standing water
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Narrow open crown
Height:   35 to 50
Weight:   20 to 30'
Leaf:   4 to 7" alternate, simple leaves
Flower/Fruit:   1" reddish purple fruit with ridged nutlet
Comments:    Native; difficult to transplant due to taproot
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --