Nyssa sylvatica 'Forum'

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Description

The Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum,' also known as the Forum Black Gum Tree, is a striking and adaptable deciduous tree that lends a touch of elegance to any landscape. Its distinctive glossy, green leaves turn brilliant shades of red, orange, and purple in autumn, creating a stunning display. This medium-sized tree is well-suited for a variety of garden settings and offers year-round visual appeal.

Common Name: Forum Black Gum Tree - Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum'
Mature Height (meters): 10-15 meters
Mature Width (meters): 6-10 meters
Spacing: Plant with ample space, typically 6-10 meters apart, to allow for growth.
Foliage: Glossy green leaves that transform into vibrant autumn hues.
Flowering Period: Produces small, inconspicuous flowers in spring.
Form/Habit: Upright and pyramidal growth habit.
Uses: Ideal for parks, gardens, and larger landscapes, offering year-round visual interest.
Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous tree, losing its leaves in autumn.
Tolerates: Tolerant of various soil types, including clay and loam, as well as urban conditions.
Drought Hardy: Moderate drought tolerance, with regular watering recommended during dry periods.
Sun: Thrives in full sun to partial shade.
Maintenance: Low maintenance, with minimal pruning required.
Water Requirement: Regular watering, especially during dry spells and the establishment phase.

 

Planting your Nyssa sylvatica 'Forum'

How to Plant Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum'

  1. Choose a well-drained planting site with exposure to full sun or partial shade.
  2. Dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball.
  3. Place the tree in the hole, ensuring the top of the root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  4. Backfill with soil and water thoroughly.
  5. Apply a layer of mulch to conserve moisture and suppress weeds.

Caring For Your Nyssa sylvatica 'Forum'

Caring for Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum'

Pruning: Prune as needed to maintain shape and remove dead or crowded branches.

Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer in spring to support healthy growth.

Watering: Provide regular watering, particularly during dry spells and the first year after planting.

Frequently Asked Questions about Nyssa sylvatica 'Forum'

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the best use for Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum' in a garden?

A: This adaptable black gum tree is well-suited for parks, gardens, and larger landscapes, providing year-round visual interest and stunning autumn foliage.

Q: How tall does Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum' grow?

A: The mature height typically ranges from 10 to 15 meters, making it an excellent choice for various garden settings.

Q: Is Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum' drought-tolerant?

A: While it exhibits moderate drought tolerance, regular watering is advisable during dry periods, especially in the establishment phase.

Q: When should I prune Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum'?

A: Pruning can be done as needed to maintain shape and remove any dead or overcrowded branches. Light pruning is generally sufficient.

Q: Can I plant Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum' in urban areas?

A: Yes, this black gum tree is tolerant of urban conditions and a range of soil types, making it suitable for city gardens and landscapes.

Description

The Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum,' also known as the Forum Black Gum Tree, is a striking and adaptable deciduous tree that lends a touch of elegance to any landscape. Its distinctive glossy, green leaves turn brilliant shades of red, orange, and purple in autumn, creating a stunning display. This medium-sized tree is well-suited for a variety of garden settings and offers year-round visual appeal.

Common Name: Forum Black Gum Tree - Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum'
Mature Height (meters): 10-15 meters
Mature Width (meters): 6-10 meters
Spacing: Plant with ample space, typically 6-10 meters apart, to allow for growth.
Foliage: Glossy green leaves that transform into vibrant autumn hues.
Flowering Period: Produces small, inconspicuous flowers in spring.
Form/Habit: Upright and pyramidal growth habit.
Uses: Ideal for parks, gardens, and larger landscapes, offering year-round visual interest.
Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous tree, losing its leaves in autumn.
Tolerates: Tolerant of various soil types, including clay and loam, as well as urban conditions.
Drought Hardy: Moderate drought tolerance, with regular watering recommended during dry periods.
Sun: Thrives in full sun to partial shade.
Maintenance: Low maintenance, with minimal pruning required.
Water Requirement: Regular watering, especially during dry spells and the establishment phase.

 

Planting your Nyssa sylvatica 'Forum'

How to Plant Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum'

  1. Choose a well-drained planting site with exposure to full sun or partial shade.
  2. Dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball.
  3. Place the tree in the hole, ensuring the top of the root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  4. Backfill with soil and water thoroughly.
  5. Apply a layer of mulch to conserve moisture and suppress weeds.

Caring For Your Nyssa sylvatica 'Forum'

Caring for Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum'

Pruning: Prune as needed to maintain shape and remove dead or crowded branches.

Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer in spring to support healthy growth.

Watering: Provide regular watering, particularly during dry spells and the first year after planting.

Frequently Asked Questions about Nyssa sylvatica 'Forum'

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the best use for Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum' in a garden?

A: This adaptable black gum tree is well-suited for parks, gardens, and larger landscapes, providing year-round visual interest and stunning autumn foliage.

Q: How tall does Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum' grow?

A: The mature height typically ranges from 10 to 15 meters, making it an excellent choice for various garden settings.

Q: Is Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum' drought-tolerant?

A: While it exhibits moderate drought tolerance, regular watering is advisable during dry periods, especially in the establishment phase.

Q: When should I prune Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum'?

A: Pruning can be done as needed to maintain shape and remove any dead or overcrowded branches. Light pruning is generally sufficient.

Q: Can I plant Nyssa Sylvatica 'Forum' in urban areas?

A: Yes, this black gum tree is tolerant of urban conditions and a range of soil types, making it suitable for city gardens and landscapes.

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