Sweetgum

$11.95

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Sweetgum

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$11.95

Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) is a deciduous tree that captivates with its star-shaped leaves and spiky fruit. In autumn, its foliage transforms into a riot of reds, purples, and oranges. Adaptable to various environments, it’s a favorite for urban landscapes. The Sweetgum’s resin has been historically used for medicinal purposes, making it a tree with both beauty and utility.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 5-9
Soil pH: 5.0-7.5
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, prefers moist soil
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 60-75′ tall, 40-50′ wide
Plant Spacing: 40′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, pyramidal
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow

Fruit Characteristics

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, pyramidal
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow, orange, red, or purple
Lifespan: 80-120 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to Eastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No

Sweetgum

$11.95

In stock