Nyssa Plant Catalogue – Shrubs

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NyssaWell drained, moist, acid soil in sun or part shade. D

Nyssa sinensis AGM Long pointed leaves, purplish when young, then dark green until the autumn when they turn scarlet, deciduous. Height and Spread  a large shrub to small tree, 2.5 to 3.5 metres.
Nyssa sylvatica AGM Insignificant flowers.  Oval, mid green leaves which turn scarlet, red or orange in the autumn, deciduous. Height a slow growing tree 5 to 6 metres or more. Spread broadly columnar 2.5 to 3.5 metres. Often suckers to form a large thicket after many years.