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Black Gum

(Nyssa sylvatica)



Mature Size:  60-70' x 25-35'

USDA Hardiness Zone:  4-9  (View Hardiness Zone Map)

Root Pruned:  Yes

Outstanding Characteristics:  Native tree with outstanding red to burgundy fall color. Tolerates poor soil and drought.

Notes:  We root prune these deep rooted trees annually to improve transplant success.

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Tree Sizes


  • Black Gum 15 gal
  • Black Gum 2.5"