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Palo Alto

Liquidambar styraciflua
Palo Alto has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

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

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £74.00
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
You can now pre-order for next season.

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 AGM (current) - 2012
  • 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