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Liquidambar styraciflua

Liquidambar styraciflua

This sweet gum species is grown primarily for its attractive appearance and strong autumnal leaf colours.

Liquidambar styraciflua liquidambar trees for sale

  • 13-year pot-grown tree £64.00
    In a 7L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
  • 23-year pot-grown tree £74.00
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
You can now pre-order for next season.

How to grow

These trees are raised from seed so there should be plenty of natural variation in the intensity of the autumn colours.

This species originates from low-lying swamp areas of the south eastern United States. It does best in moist but free draining soils.

To get the best autumn colours plant in a sheltered location in full sun.

Liquidambar styraciflua characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plantAttractive barkAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateFast
  • Site conditionsFree-draining site
  • Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Red
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Annual cycleDeciduous