Nyssa sylvatica ‘Sheffield Park’ Nyssa

Nyssa

Description: An ornamental conical, slow growing, medium sized tree with horizontal branches. Its foliage is oval, not unlike beech, changing from green to fantastic orange-red autumn colours, which start showing earlier than other Nyssa.

History: Selected by Arthur Soames from the National Trust garden at Sheffield Park, East Sussex.

Nyssa Growing Tips: Best grown in moist, humus-rich, fertile soils with shelter from cold, dry winds.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 5m x 3m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • M Size: Medium
  • Autumn colour

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