Black Tupelo Tower™ has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy pointy leaves turn outstanding shades of scarlet, orange and yellow in the fall. The flowers are not ornamentally significant. It produces black berries in early fall. The furrowed black bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Tupelo Tower Black Gum is a deciduous tree with a tight, upright habit that makes it an excellent choice for small spaces and urban settings. Plant in full sun with moist, well-drained soil.
Light Requirements: Full sun to Part shade
Bloom Season: April to June
Cold Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Mature Height: 30 - 50 feet