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Nyssa sylvatica 'Zydeco Twist' Contorted Black Gum

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Original price $45.00
Original price $45.00 - Original price $45.00
Original price $45.00
Current price $35.00
$35.00 - $35.00
Current price $35.00
Selected Size: 1 gallon



Nyssa sylvatica 'Zydeco Twist'

Contorted American Black Gum Tree

Zones 4-9

Part Sun-Full Sun

Nyssa sylvatica 'Zydeco Twist' has a special contorted and twisting habit that makes for a unique and beautiful tree in the garden. 'Zydeco Twist' may reach 10-15ft in height and width in 20 years. Fall color is a bright red to deep maroon.

‘Zydeco Twist’ is believed to have been found as a chance seedling at Rick Webb’s nursery, becoming an unusual spectacle traded among  famous southern nurserymen and women like Sherwood Akin, Don Shadow, and Margie Jenkins. In the early 2000’s Todd Lasseigne named it ‘Zydeco Twist’ to reflect its Cajun history and this tree’s intriguing contorting habit.

You can buy Nyssa sylvatica 'Zydeco Twist' Contorted American Black gum online mail-order. Nyssa sylvatica 'Zydeco Twist' is a beautiful twisting contorted black gum introduction from Louisiana. A purchase of Nyssa sylvatica 'Zydeco Twist' is a true investment in your yard! Nyssa sylvatica 'Zydeco Twist' contorted tupelo black gum is the great red fall color tree for you. Buy this 'Zydeco Twist' contorted black gum online with confidence at our online Japanese maple store!

Limited Quantities Available !! As we have over a thousand cultivars of woody ornamentals, we often do not have many of each cultivar. We recommend that you buy the woody ornamentals you want immediately as we often sell out of certain selections.