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Sweetgum

Liquidambar styraciflua

The deep green, glossy, star-shaped leaves of Sweetgum turn a wonderful medley of colors in fall ranging from orange to purple to red on a single Sweetgum tree. In the fall, golf-ball size brown fruit with sharp points form.

Lustrous, deep green summer leaves
Beautiful fall foliage
Food and cover for wildlife
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 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
11109 6-12in Step 2 $12.50

Gardening Suggestions for Sweetgum:

Key Characteristics:

Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Midwest Native
Great Foliage
Height:
60-75 Feet
Spread:
40-60 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
5-9

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Foliage Color
Multi-color
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Specimen
Great Foliage
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage