Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweetgum

Beautiful tree with maple like leaves and the most spectacular autumn display.


Flowers:  N/A

Fruit:  Hard, dry globes (spiky)

Bark:  Grey corky

Leaves:  Deciduous, five sharply pointed palmate lobes

Autumn Colour:  Long lasting – shades of orange, crimson and purple

Ultimate Height:  12m

Requirements:  Full sun.  Tolerates heat and frost

 

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