Nyssa sylvatica &
Nyssa sylvatica &
Nyssa sylvatica &

Nyssa sylvatica 'NSUHH’ PP2,951

Green Gable™ Black Gum

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Green Gable™ Black Gum, also known as Nyssa sylvatica 'Green Gable', is a beautiful and versatile tree that is native to North America. Here's everything you need to know about it:

  1. Appearance: Green Gable™ Black Gum is a deciduous tree that typically grows to a height of 40-50 feet (12-15 meters) with a spread of 20-30 feet (6-9 meters). It has a pyramidal shape when young, gradually becoming more rounded with age. The leaves are glossy green during the summer and turn vibrant shades of yellow, orange, and red in the fall.

  2. Bark: The bark of Green Gable™ Black Gum is grayish-brown and develops distinctive blocky ridges as the tree matures.

  3. Flowers: In the spring, small greenish-white flowers appear on the tree. While they are not particularly showy, they attract bees and other pollinators.




Eastern US; GA Native


45’ - 50’


30’ - 35’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 8


Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 


Season of Interest:


MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Scale, rust, canker, and leaf spots can be occasional problems.  Can tolerate both standing water and some drought.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized Areas, Shade Tree, Privacy Screenand Bog Gardens. 

COMPANION PLANTS: Bald Cypress, Swamp Oak, Swamp Rosemallow

IMAGE:  Photo by denisbinBlack Gum

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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