American Sweet Gum
|Scientific Name||Liquidambar styraciflua|
|Principal Common Name||American Sweet Gum|
|Description||Large, interesting tree with interesting form, foliage and brilliant fall color. It's often used in parking lots and as shade trees in large areas. Narrow and erect in youth, with a more spreading habit as it grows older.|
|Height Range||50 - 60 FT|
|Spread Range||20 - 25|
|Sunset Zones||3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|Leaf Color||Dark Green|
|Ease of Growing||Easy|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Outstanding Features||Bark : Fall Color : Form : Leaf : Trunk : Winter Interest|
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