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Swamp Blackgum Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora)

Swamp Blackgum Swamp Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora)

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You will get 14 seeds of Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora, SWAMP BLACKGUM SWAMP TUPELO for planting.

Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora, also known as Swamp Blackgum or Swamp Tupelo, is a versatile and attractive tree commonly found in parks and gardens. It has a pyramidal shape in its youth and spreads out as it ages, with leaves that turn purple in autumn before becoming bright scarlet. This tree is important for supporting biodiversity, as its flowers provide honey and its fruits are consumed by birds, while its hollow trunks offer nesting opportunities for bees and mammals.

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours

Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days

Germination: sow seed 1/2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

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