Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' (AGM) 7L
Product Code: 294065
- Common Name: Sweet Gum
- Other Common Name: Sweet Gum 'Worplesdon'
- Liquidambar are deciduous trees grown for their alternate, maple-like leaves which take on brilliant and long-lasting autumn colour; flowers and fruits are inconspicuous
- A broad-crowned medium-sized deciduous tree with five-lobed, maple-like leaves which turn to deep orange and yellow in autumn. Flowers insignificant
- Grow in lime-free soil in sun or partial shade. Suitable for woodlands
- Ultimate height: higher than 12 meters. Ultimate spread: wider than 8 meters. Time to Ultimate height: 10-20 years
- Generally diseas and pest free.
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' has fantastic star-shaped foliage that is more deeply lobed than some other varieties. The glossy green foliage will delight with a display of autumn colour that begins with yellow and orange, developing to vibrant claret red. Corky, fissured bark creates yet more interest and is ideal for children to create bark rubbings. This pyramidal tree will grow to 10 x 6 metres in 20 years when given a moist or damp soil in full sun where possible.
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