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Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet Gum
Liquidambar styraciflua

Liquidambar '' Overview

  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 60-80 ft
  • Spread: 40-60 ft
Category:  Trees ,   Natives

  • Deciduous tree
  • Alternate "maple-like" star-shaped, deep green leaves
  • Pyramidal to oval habit
  • Vibrant fall color, yellow, purple and red
  • Bristling fruit clusters persist into winter, fruits can be a nuisance, they are spiky balls
  • Use in large yard
  • Native
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