Liquidambar styraciflua

Liquidambar, Sweet Gum

This is a conical shaped tree which becomes rounded with age. It has beautiful finely toothed leaves which colour to shades of red, orange and purple during Autumn putting on a spectacular show. Flowers form in spring followed by spiky, woody, ball-like fruits which hang from the branches. Named Liquidambar due to its yellow reddish-brown sap.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
50cm/52L 1.8-2.2m In production
100L 2.5-3.0m Available now
150L 3.0-3.5m Available now
Common Name Liquidambar, Sweet Gum
Foliage Deciduous 187
Form Branches Ascending 27
Mature Size 20+ x 6m
Family Hamamelidaceae 8
Genus Liquidambar 6
Species Styraciflua 6
Uses
A beautiful large tree best suited in parks or large gardens. It has stunning foliage in autumn that makes it a great feature shade tree.
Position & Soil
Prefers full sun in well-drained soils. A hardy tree once established that tolerates many growing locations including wet soil.
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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