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Sweetgum

  • Large deciduous tree with pyramidal habit when young
  • Star-shaped glossy, green leaves turn wonderful colors in fall
  • Excellent lawn, park, or street tree that has few pests and diseases
  • Fast growing to 80' - 100' tall and 40' - 60' wide
  • Hanging, spiny fruit
 

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shade Tree, Oklahoma Native, Pyramidal Shape

Botanical: Liquidamber styrasiflua
Genus: Liquidambar
Flower Color: Not Applicable
Type: Trees - Deciduous
Mature Height: 80' - 100'
Mature Width: 40' - 60'
Zone(s): 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Special Features: Bark, Disease Resistance, Dramatic Foliage Color, Foliage, Pyramidal
Moisture Tolerance: Moist, well drained soil, Needs regular watering
Attracts Wildlife: No
Appropriate Setting: Moist Conditions, Street Or Urban Landscape
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growing
Flowering Season: Not Applicable
Foliage Color Fall Color: Orange-Red, Fall Color: Purple, Fall Color: Red, Fall Color: Reddish Purple, Fall Color: Rust, Fall Color: Yellow-Orange, Glossy, Green, Mature Foliage: Dark Green
Sun Exposure Full Sun

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