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Tupelo Live Stakes
The water tupelo likes sun. Although you usually see the trees in shady swampy areas, the tree still needs light to grow. Water Tupelo is a perennial tree making it perfect to plant where you want a tree to live for a long time. The forest tent caterpillar is the enemy of the water tupelo. The forest tent caterpillar will be defoliate the water caterpillar if given a chance.
The seedlings of the water tupelo do best in sunlight and in a soil that is below a 7.0 PH. In nature, the seeds will float. When the water recedes, the seeds take their place and start the living process. In a nursery, the water tupelo seed is best sown in the fall. The seeds and trees like very acidic soil. Water is obviously, the water tupelo's favorite element. Although the trees are found in swampy water, the seedlings like well-drained soil.
Water Tupelo trees are great for parks and large communities with lakes or bodies of water. On large-scale properties, they can take up a lot of space. The wood from the Water tupelo tree is used for floors, furniture, and other practical items. Many different animals enjoy fruits like ducks and raccoons. The best temperatures for the water tupelo trees are from forty-forty five degrees Fahrenheit in the winter to eighty-one degrees Fahrenheit in the summer.
The water tupelo tree grows and forms an attractive shape with the look of the bottom of the tree and then the long trunk. Many trees have an average type of look, but if you are looking for a unique tree and have the right kind of soil and atmosphere to gro the water tupelo properly, it is an excellent choice for coastal areas with water inland or swampy areas. A lot of the southeast of the United States enjoy the unique sight of the water tupelo.