Liquidambar styraciflua

Liquidambar styraciflua

Liquidambar / Sweet Gum liquidambar styraciflua

Exotic (USA, North East) | Full sun  | H up to 30m  |  W 6m

Deciduous tall ornamental tree. Conceal shaped with an attractive corky bark and handsome leaves of gorgeous autumn tones of red, orange, crimson, yellow and purple – a wall of colour. Flowers form in spring followed by spiky, woody, ball-like fruits which hang from the branches.

Category / Uses:

A beautiful large tree best suited on properties or in parks or large gardens. The stunning autumn foliage in autumnmakes it a great feature shade tree.

Position/ planting: Prefers full sun in well-drained soils. A hardy tree once established that tolerates many growing locations including wet soil and frost.

Name: called Liquidambar due to its yellow reddish-brown sap.

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