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American Sweetgum

Liquidambar styraciflua

American Sweetgum

Plant Description

A large oval native tree with star-shaped leaves that turn a variety of outstanding colors in the fall. This species is also a seedless variety that does not produce its spiny ball-like fruits. Prune in the fall.

Care Instructions

Strong disease resistance and drought tolerant. Prune in the fall.

Plant Type: Deciduous Tree

Height: 50-60'

Flower Color:

Foliage: red, orange, or purple fall color

Location: Sun

Spread: 20-30'

Bloom Period:

Shape: Pyramidal

Growth Rate: Fast

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