Black Gum Tree

  • Black Gum can grow between 30 to 50 feet tall and reach between 20 and 30 feet in diameter once it reaches full maturity.
  • Black gum is a lowland tree found in low wet forests, near pond peripheries, bottomlands, ravines, and dry, rocky wooded slopes.
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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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Black gum trees captures the beauty of fall all year round

Black Gum Tree, a beautiful tree and among the reasons we all love fall! Our tree is among Native trees that begin to change their colors before other plant colors. Its leaves become vibrant red, signaling the arrival of Autumn followed by others. Fall isn't the same without one of these trees. It's one of the earliest trees to turn colors, and it's also one of the most attractive. With beautiful red color and leaves, it is among the largest of hardwood trees. This tree is perfect for your autumn décor.

With its rich, green leaves in summer, it is a favorite for landscapers. The bark is rough and deep brown, and the tree often gets a deep wine-red or peach color in the fall. Leaves are typically between two to six inches long.
You can get just the right color and shape for your yard with this tree. They're found in the Eastern and Southern US and Canada, and Mexico.

Black Gum Tree has made a comeback in popularity over the years, and it's no wonder why

This stately tree will grow up to 20 feet high, with a trunk up to 3 feet in diameter. With black bark and heart-shaped leaves, this tree is as elegant as diverse.The Black Gum Tree is a resilient species perfect for any residential or commercial landscaping project. It resists extreme climate conditions, is resistant to pests and disease, and has a beautiful pyramidal shape that matures into a circular canopy with time.

It is a fast-growing climax species of the Eastern US that can thrive in even the toughest soil. It withstands a wide range of conditions, making it an attractive choice for home landscaping. It can adapt to low-quality soil, dry soil, and drought while also standing up to ice, wind, and salt spray.

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