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Liquidambar styraciflua

2 Options from £11.99

1 x 9cm potted liquidambar plant £11.99 Despatch: by end of July
2 x 9cm potted liquidambar plants £19.99 Despatch: by end of July
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
Prized for its glorious foliage, this vibrant deciduous tree will rival any Maple. Liquidambar styraciflua has a broadly conical habit that makes a superb specimen for larger gardens. Although Sweet Gum enjoys an acid or neutral soil, it is particularly useful in tricky chalky areas as it is lime-tolerant, given sufficient depth of soil. Inconspicuous late spring flowers are followed by clusters of fascinating spiky fruits. The palmate foliage of the Sweet Gum emerges on corky shoots in spring, and remains a lovely fresh green colour, before turning to fiery shades of red, orange and purple. This majestic tree requires little maintenance once established and makes a wonderful specimen as a stand-alone feature or grown at the edge of woodlands. Height: 25m (80'). Spread: 12m (40').

Specimen Plant, Woodland Garden

Hardy

Sun or semi shade

2500cm (984.3in)

1200cm (472.4in)

1 X 9cm Potted Liquidambar Plant (T56684)
2 X 9cm Potted Liquidambar Plants (T62567P)

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Feed and water regularly until fully established. Liquidambar will require very little pruning, however, damaged or misplaced shoots may be pruned out in winter or early spring while the tree is dormant.
Plant Liquidambar trees into any moist, fertile, well drained soil in sun or semi-shade. Although Liquidambar prefers a neutral to acid soil, it is lime-tolerant in chalky areas provided that it has sufficient depth of soil. For the best autumn colours, choose a position in full sun.

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