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botanical name:
Nyssa sinensis
Nyssa sinensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Chinese Tupelo
family:  Nyssaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 10.00m
width: 10.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: light green
fruit colour: blue
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Small deciduous tree with oblong leaves opening bronzy-red before maturing to dark green and then in autumn turning brilliant shades of orange, red and yellow. Sometimes multi-stemmed and tends to be smaller than the more common Nyssa sylvatica.

Needs lime-free soil.

Good for a waterside situation.

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