Wildfire Blackgum

$205.00$410.00

The Wildfire Blackgum is a slow growing shade tree.  It is native to Missouri and can produce fruit which is sour, but attractive to birds and wildlife.

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Description

The Blackgum is a slow growing shade tree.  It is native to Missouri and can produce fruit which is sour, but attractive to birds and wildlife.

Description:
The Wildfire Blackgum is notable for its ruby-red leaves in the spring that will turn green in the summer. It produces small yellow and white flowers that are attractive to wildlife. The flowers produce oval, 1/2″ long, dark blue fruits which are attractive to birds and wildlife, but quite sour. In the fall, the leaves turn a beautiful scarlet color

Best Uses:
The Wildfire Blackgum is an excellent ornamental shade tree. This is a slow growing tree that is best grown in average, medium to wet soils in full sun to part shade. It can tolerates poorly-drained soils and can grow in standing water, however, it can still tolerate some drought.

Additional information

Specifics

Height: 30-50 ft
Spread: 20-30 ft
Growth: Slow

Requirements

Zone: 4 to 9
Sun: Full to part shade
Moisture: Medium to wet

Characteristics

Spring Color: Red
Foliage: Dark to pale green
Fall Color: Scarlet
Shape: Rounded crown

Tree Size

1.5 inch caliper, 2 inch caliper, 2.5 inch caliper, 3 inch caliper, 3.5 inch caliper, 4 inch caliper, 5 inch caliper, 6 inch caliper

Delivery

Local Pickup, Planted

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