Slender Silhouette Sweetgum
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Slender Silhouette Sweetgum

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SKU
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The Supermodel of Tree’s Slender Silhouette Sweetgum

  • Supermodel, Narrow, Upright Growth
  • Purple, Red, Orange, and Yellow Fall Foliage
  • Phenomenal Specimen Tree
  • Glossy Green Leaves
  • Neighborhood Head-Turner

Everyone who passes this captivating slim giant has the risk or whiplash! This tree is the real definition of a head-turner. That's for sure!

Slender Silhouette Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette') has a body like a supermodel with its mature size of 50 feet tall and about 6 feet wide. Yes, you heard that correctly!

If the incredible shape and size doesn't steal your heart then the green glossy leaves that fade into a purple, red, orange and yellow fall foliage might. You will be shocked by the illuminating colors that protrude effortlessly from this tree.

This tree is the queen of being everyone's go-to specimen tree with its uniqueness. When I say everyone will have to take a double take, I mean EVERYONE. Complete Showstopper.

You can plant this tree a precise, clean property line hedge tree that will work as a perfect privacy screen.

This enchanting tree must be planted in full sun with well-drained soil to grow to its mature size. This tall and skinny tree has fleshy roots that greatly appreciate having a nice 3-4" layer of mulch over the roots to moderate the temperature and help to maintain better moisture.

You won't be able to just buy one of these magnificent Slender Silhouette Sweetgum Trees. Order your very own today at Nature Hills Nursery!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Slender Silhouette Sweetgum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Bower and Branch
Botanical Name Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 40 - 50 feet
Mature Spread 5 - 6 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Yellow, Green
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow, Orange, Red
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Early Spring
Fragrant No