Mature Size: 40’ X 30’
Habit: Oval to pyramidal
Fall Color: Bright red to purple
Foliage: Oval; deep green
Hardiness: Zone 4 to 9
Handsome native tree that provides beautiful and consistent fall color. Horizontal branching and lower growth height make Black Gum an attractive option for urban planting. Tolerant of a variety of soil conditions and seldom affected by pest.