Mature height: 30-40 feet; spread 10-15 feet
Leaves: green; brilliant yellow, oranges, reds and scarlet in the fall; purple drupes (stone fruits), loved by birds
Full sun, moist soil. Keep moist, especially in the first two years.
Blackgum 'Tupelo Tower'
Exceptional fall color; grows in a column for tight spaces; nice street tree, tolerant of urban stresses