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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua

Commonly known as Satinwood, Sweet gum

Maple foliage with excellent autumn colouring, liquid-amber describes it perfectly
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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Small £16.00 each

Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £47.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
plant size comparison icon 7.5 Litre
  • Deciduous - palmately 5-lobed or 7-lobed, glossy, mid-green leaves to 15cm (6in) across turning orange, red and purple in autumn.
  • Height - 25m (82ft)
  • Spread - 12m (39ft)
  • Tree - young shoots often have corky wings.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - for best autumn colour.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Medicinal properties -
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - eastern USA, Mexico.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
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Buy Varieties of LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua 'Golden Sun'

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua 'Golden Sun'  >


Commonly known as: Satinwood, Sweet gum.
New leaves emerge pale yellow in spring, changing to green in summer and turning red in autumn. Golden-yellow stems
£35.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua 'Worplesdon'  AWARD

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua 'Worplesdon'  >


Commonly known as: Satinwood, Sweet gum.
Long narrow lobes to the leaves which turn yellow and orange in the autumn. Occasionally produces fruit which other varieties do not in the UK
Small £30.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £55.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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