Nyssa ogeche Ogechee Tupelo 1gallon

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Nyssa ogeche (Ogechee Tupelo/White Tupelo)
Female trees bear oblong fruit that are edible.  Found in swamps but does well on drier sites.  Very important tree in the Florida honey industry. Tupelo honey is very mild and light in color and brings a premium price.  Since Tupelo trees are found in Florida swamps, beekeepers actually put their hives on floating platforms to take full advantage of the Tupelo blooms.  We have a grove of Nyssa ogeche on our land that we planted on a dry site, and they are thriving.  This fall, a beekeeper brought honeybee hives to our grove for honey production.  We are very excited to see the honey making  process in action!

Zone 6-9

size: 1gallon

Reviews

  • 5
    Healthy tupelo

    Posted by Theresa on 24th Sep 2018

    This is one of the best mail order nurseries. The tupelo arrived healthy, and even survived the few days in the soil bag while I collected the aggregates to pot them for the bonsai training. This nursery is the only one I know so far that ships Nyssa Ogeche specimen.

  • 5
    Swamp Lime.

    Posted by John Wells on 6th Jun 2017

    Excellent trees and arrived in great shape. Great packaging.

  • 5
    nice dgechee tupeo

    Posted by leanne marasca on 26th Jan 2015

    nice size. nice root ball. very healthy