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Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire'



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Root Pouch 5 gallon - 4-5 ft tall (SKU: 9303)
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List Price $170.00 Per Plant  In Stock

Root Pouch 5 gallon - 5-6 ft tall (SKU: 9858)
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3 gallon Potted - 3-4 ft tall (SKU: 5212)
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List Price $125.00 Per Plant

Pennsylvania Gold Medal

Hardiness Zone: 4-9   ·   Mature Height: 50-60 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 20-25 Feet

Buy Wildfire Blackgum online. A fast growing native tree with a pyramidal habit. New foliage growth is red compared to the species which has green new growth,leaves then turn to dark green as it matures. Red fall color. 'Wildfire' is also a seedless male variety, and will not produce fruit in the fall.

Family: Cornaceae · Common Name: Blackgum

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

WILDFIRE BLACKGUM Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
Bark Type*
Growth Habit*
Large Growing
Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Fall*
Orange/Brilliant Orange
Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Type*
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
Season of Interest*
Late Spring/Early Summer
Late Summer/Early Autumn
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

2 review(s) for WILDFIRE BLACKGUM

  1. Joe - May 08, 2016
    New Paris, Pennsylvania (Hardiness Zone: 5)

    We were very pleased with the trees we received from you recently. They were very healthy looking and appear to be starting off very well. Thank you for your service.

  2. Leslie - Jun 01, 2020
    Gaffney, South Carolina (Hardiness Zone: 7)

    I received my Wildfire Blackgum carefully packaged and still hydrated when it arrived. It is beautiful! Great service and beautiful plants! God bless!

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WILDFIRE BLACKGUM Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Nyssa is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.