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Sweet Gum

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Multiple Fascinating Features in One Superior Tree

Sweet Gum provides superb shade and fall color with its rounded crown and brilliant autumn shades of yellow, red and purple.  Each 7-inch, toothed leaf is so deeply lobed that it resembles a star and emits a pleasing fragrance when crushed.  Yellow, spring flowers lead to clusters of round, bristly fruit that decorate the tree for winter.  The tree’s “gum” offers a variety of uses, and is a sure conversation starter.

A fast-growing tree that easily reaches over 60 feet tall, Sweet Gum is sure to provide you with years of fascination. 

* Decorative leaves
* Winter interest
* Wildlife interest
* Rabbit and deer resistant
* Fragrant
* Insect resistant
* Fall color
* Fast growing
* Adaptable to a variety of soils
* Great for shade
* Low maintenance


Plant Facts

Family Liquidambar styraciflua
Foliage Green
Mature Height 60 - 70 feet
Mature Spread 40 - 50 feet
Soil Widely Adaptable
Zones 5-9
Mature Form Pyramidal to Conical
Growth Rate Moderate to Fast
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Partial Sun
Flower Color Insignificant
Fall Color Orange, Scarlet, Purple

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