Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire'

Common Name: Black Gum, Tupelo

Wildfire offers an extra season of brightly colored foliage. Spring brings a surprising flush of deep red new growth, which continues as long as new leaves emerge. Summer foliage is green, changing to autumn tints of orange-yellow to purplish red.

More About Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire'

  • Bright red new growth
  • Very strong broad grower.
  • Excellent new cultivar.


35-40 ft


20-25 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Sorry, you must be logged in to view availability and pricing.

Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire' Characteristics


  • Great Foliage
  • Native


  • Full sun to partial shade

Foliage Color

  • Dark Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Season of Interest

  • Spring to Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer

Soil Moisture

  • Soil tolerant