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Nyssa sinensis

Classification

Order: Cornales
   Family: Nyssaceae
            Genus: Nyssa
                        Specie: Nyssa sinensis

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Narrow ovate leaves turn red in autumn

Uses: Specimen tree Autumn color Winter silhouette

Zones: 7-10

Description: This rare species from China is a beautiful small tree or large shrub around 40 ft (12 m) in height, with a rather open habit. The leaves are narrowly ovate, up to 6 in (15 cm) long, and the juvenile foliage is red. In autumn the leaves are a spectacular

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

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