Welcome to this site in celebration of a beautiful new public garden in historic Old New Castle, Delaware. It is located behind The Dutch House at 32 East Third St, Old New Castle, DE 19720. Directions

The garden is home to over 200 different species of trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns and grasses. They are all North American native plants and almost every one is native to the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Many are native to Delaware.

If you would like to schedule a guided tour, please contact The New Castle Historical Society at 302-322-2794.

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire' (black gum or black tupelo) deciduous tree, 30-50'h 20'w, part to full sun, moist acidic soil, new foliage emerges red is green in the summer then displays fiery yellow/orange/red fall color, species native to DE and much of the eastern half of the US

Pleasant Run Nursery

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