- Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
This sweet gum species is grown primarily for its attractive appearance and strong autumnal leaf colours.
Liquidambar styraciflua trees for sale
3-year Liquidambar styraciflua tree - in a 7L pot
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
- Attractive features:
Attractive tree / plant Attractive bark Autumn foliage colour
- Height 10 years:
3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
- Growth habit:
- Growth rate:
- Site conditions:
Prefers full sun
- Useful for:
Open spaces Specimen planting
- Gardening skill:
Suitable for beginners
- Country of origin:
- Leaf colour - autumn:
Orange / Red
- Annual cycle: