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'Autumn Cascade' - click image
JC Raulston Arboretum. July 2004. A young and vigorous plant.

Nyssa sylvatica 'Autumn Cascade'
ha: strongly pendulous
ll: larger blade than species typical
afc: orange to red shades
or: Australia
wholesale source:
Firma Esveld

Nyssa sylvatica 'Bernheim Select' (6/02)
afc: "excellent"
or: Bernheim Arboretum
ns: it may be related to 'Red Fury' which came from the same origins.
li: Arborvillage Fall 2001/Spring 2002 Catalog

Nyssa sylvatica 'Big Momma' (1/03)
ll: larger than many species selections
lc: dark glossy green
frd: larger than species typical
afc: bright colors
so, in:
Broken Arrow Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Nyssa sylvatica 'Carolyn' (8/3)
afc: orange-scarlet, very showy
sex: female
so, in: Song Sparrow (online catalog 2003)

'Dirr' - click image
JC Raulston Arboretum. Fall 2003. This appears to the tree which Dr. Raulston used to determine it's worthiness for a name.

Nyssa sylvatica 'Dirr' ('Dirr Form' invalid)
ha: "stiff and coarse" (Dr. Dirr)
lc: glossy, thick, dark green
afc: glowing scarlet red
dr: some leaf spot problems
ns: named by J.C. Raulston for the originator
or: selected by Dr. Michael Dirr, Athens GA USA
photo:
Nobleplants.com

Nyssa sylvatica 'Forum'
ha: conical, dense, with a central leader. uniform showing "clonal consistency" compared to
ha: seedling nursery stock. Growth rate is up to 1.5 times typical seedlings.
ht: 17 ft. tall x 8 ft. wide (parent tree)
afc:bright red with yellow veins
pat: US #11391
or: chance seedling found in a production field in Athens GA
web:
treeintroductions.com

Nyssa sylvatica 'Jermyns Flame'
afc: orange, red, yellow flame colors
in: Hillier Arboretum
li: Hillier, H.J. 1991. Hillier's manual of trees and shrubs. David and Charles. Page 281.

Nyssa sylvatica 'Jim Russell'
wholesale source: Firma Esveld

Nyssa sylvatica 'Lakeside Weeping' (11/3)
ha: distinct central leader, branches hanging downward from it
or: Eddie Bennett found near Lake Jordon, Wake County, NC USA
in, so: Camellia Forest Nursery (online 2004 catalog)

Nyssa sylvatica 'Miss Scarlet'
ns: name listed with Mike Dirr at nobleplants.com

Nyssa sylvatica 'Pendula'
ha: horizontal limbs with drooping tips - less weeping than most plants with this epithet.
or: Forest Farm credits Dawes and Arnold Arboreta with their stock.
so:
Forest Farm

Nyssa sylvatica 'Red Fury' (6/02)
afc: bright red
in: Bernheim Arboretum
photo:
Hort.net

Nyssa sylvatica 'Red Jeanne'
ns: name listed with Mike Dirr at nobleplants.com

Nyssa sylvatica RED RAGE™ 'Hayman's Red' (6/02)
afc: glossy bright red
or: Mike Hayman selelection

Nyssa sylvatica 'Red Red Wine'
wholesale source: Firma Esveld

Nyssa sylvatica 'Sheffield Park'
afc: bright orange to red - 2-3 weeks earlier than species typical in UK
or: Sheffield Park UK
in: Hillier Arboretum and Nursery
li: Gardiner, J. 1996. Wisley's top trees. The Garden (RHS) 121(2): 73-75.

'Wildfire' - click image
JC Raulston Arboretum. June 2004. New, vigorous growth is light, bright red. We presume it must have terrific
fall color too. Stay tuned.

Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire' (7/4)

Nyssa sylvatica 'Windsor'
ns: listed name with the RHS for a superior selection

Nyssa sylvatica 'Wisley Bonfire'
afc: bright red to orange shades
or: presumed to be RHS Wisley Gardens
rd: ICRA 4/28/98
wholesale source:
Firma Esveld