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Liquidambar - American Sweetgum

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Botanical Name:
Liquidambar styraciflua
Common Name:
Liquidambar - American Sweetgum
Description:
Very hardy, frost tolerant deciduous tree with upright pyramidal form. One of the finest ornamental trees in cultivation. Branches are ridged with a distinctive corky bark. Maple-like foliage has gorgeous tints of red, yellow and purple in autumn. Will flourish under very warm conditions in full sun, provided that some moisture is available in summer. Has deep root system. Grows approximately 1metre per year.
Tree categories:
Heritage tree
Autumn colour
Evergreen Tree
Flowering/Ornamental
Shade tree
Narrow spaces
Hedge & Screening
Driveways & Avenues
Street tree
Drought resistant
Coastal
Courtyard & Pots
Wind Hardy
Frost hardy
Full/part sun
Full shade
Water tolerant
Summer foliage color:
Growth rate:
Moderate to fast
Size:
Large
Max. Height:
20 Metres
Max. Canopy:
10 Metres
Climate:
Warm temperate to cold
Soil:
Prefers deep, summer moisture
Pruning:
None required