Nyssa sylvatica &
Nyssa sylvatica &
Nyssa sylvatica &
Nyssa sylvatica &
Nyssa sylvatica &
Nyssa sylvatica &

Nyssa sylvatica 'NSMTF’

Red Splyndor™ Black Gum

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Red Splyndor™ Black Gum, also known as Nyssa sylvatica 'Red Splyndor', is a stunning deciduous tree that is native to North America. 

  1. Appearance: Red Splyndor™ Black Gum is known for its vibrant red foliage, which emerges in the spring and turns a deep green during the summer. In the fall, the leaves transform into brilliant shades of red, orange, and purple, creating a stunning display.

  2. Size: This tree typically reaches a height of 30-50 feet (9-15 meters) and has a spread of 20-30 feet (6-9 meters). It has a pyramidal shape when young, but matures into a more rounded form.

  3. Growing Conditions: Red Splyndor™ Black Gum thrives in full sun to partial shade. It prefers moist, well-drained soil but can tolerate a wide range of soil types, including clay and sandy soils. It is also tolerant of wet conditions and can be planted near streams or in low-lying areas.




Eastern US; GA Native


50’ - 60’


35’ - 40’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 8


Full Sun, Part Sun

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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: Photos by Moon's Tree FarmRed Splyndor® Black Gum

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

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