Sour Gum
Nyssa sylvatica
Height: 40'. Spread: 25'.
Light requirement: full sun.
Growth rate: slow. Habit: pyramidal.
Flowering - time/color: not showy.
Foliage - spring/summer: green.
Foliage - fall: florescent red-orange-yellow-purple.
Fruit: bluish-black drupe (female only).
Attributes: spectacular display of fall color.