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LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua

Commonly known as Satinwood, Sweet gum

Maple foliage with excellent autumn colouring, liquid-amber describes it perfectly
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Small £16.00 each

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £47.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
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

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
Large £55.00 each
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020 - These plants are not available until September/October 2019

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