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Nyssa sylvatica - 'Wisley Bonfire'

Type Tree, Deciduous
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Medium Sized Tree (3 to 8m height)
Colours Flowers (), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Nyssa sylvatica - Cultivation Notes

This deciduous tree can get to a good size so allow it plenty of space. It likes the rare combination of a moist acid soil. Grows best in a sheltered location in full sun to part shade. Thin congested branches in winter. 10m by 10m plus.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Nyssa sylvatica:

  • Attractive autumn colour

Weaknesses of Nyssa sylvatica

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers
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