Christmas 2020Order before 5pm on Friday 11th December for Christmas delivery. More>
Pippin Trees banner logoChoose from over 280 flowering cherries, crab apples, rowans and other ornamental trees.

Palo Alto

Palo Alto features deeply lobed leaves which turn fiery orange and red colours in the autumn. In good conditions the autumnal foliage colours are amongst the most long-lasting of any Liquidambar.

Palo Alto liquidambar trees for sale

  • 12-year pot-grown tree £44.95
    In a 7L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Alert me
  • 23-year pot-grown tree £49.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Alert me
Next deliveries

Deliveries from 8th December onwards (where items shown in stock).


How to grow

Palo Alto grows with a slender upright form and does not require much space.

For best results plant in a sunny spot in well-drained soil.

Palo Alto characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plantAttractive barkAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsFree-draining site
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Red
  • Annual cycleDeciduous