Afterburner® Black Tupelo

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Quick Overview

Afterburner Black® Tupelo features rich green glossy foliate which ignites with brilliant fall color, ranging from scarlet to maroon, yellow, and orange. The fissured grey bark provides winter interest, and the fall fireworks show is truly spectacular! 

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Afterburner® Black Tupelo features rich green glossy foliage which ignites with brilliant fall color, ranging from scarlet to maroon, yellow, and orange. The fissured grey bark provides winter interest, and the fall fireworks show is truly spectacular! 

Where to put it:

Afterburner® Black Tupelo is a medium-sized shade tree which can be used anywhere in the landscape. Plant at least 15ft away from buildings in any location where its fall beauty can be admired. 

What it needs:

Afterburner® Black Tupelo is adaptable to urban conditions including compacted, poorly drained soils and even occasional drought. A very versatile tree all around. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Nyssa sylvatica 'David Odom'
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Medium Tree (25-40 feet)
Mature Height 35'
Mature Spread 20'
Shape Pyramidal
Foliage Color Medium Green
Fall Color Orange/Red
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street
Growth Rate Slow to Moderate
Plant Tolerance Adaptable
Standout Feature Brilliant Red Fall Color, Symmetrical Upright Branches