Nyssa sylvatica, PA Ecotype
Blackgum, PA Ecotype
The fruit is eaten by birds in late summer; the seeds are eaten by wildlife in the winter.
General Product Information:
Item Number: NYSSYL01
Species Type: Native
Pollinator Favorites, Woody Trees, Shrubs & Vines
Classification: Woody Deciduous Tree
Characteristics: A single-stemmed tree species; brilliant fall foliage.
Habitat: Moist to dry woods, rocky slopes.
Bloom Period: April to June
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 97.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 30 in
pH: 4.5 – 6.0
Pollinator Value: High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
Approximate seeds per lb: 3,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 20.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy