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NYSSA sylvatica 'Afterburner'
Common Name: Tupelo, Afterburner

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Plant Type: Trees
Zone: 5 Foliage: Green
Height: 30-40' Fall Foliage: Red
Width / Spread: 15-20' Flower: Not Showy
Habit: Oval Flower Season:
Sun Requirements: Full/Partial Fruit: Blue-Black
Uses: Creates Shade

Tolerance: Improved Native
Moist Soil
Wet Soil

Upright oval form with a good central leader. Blue-black fruit in late summer attracts birds. High-gloss, green leaves in summer turn fire engine red in fall. Holds its color longer than other cultivars.

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