Genus of big, deciduous trees with lobed leaves that turn bright red in autumn.
Latin name: Liquidambar styraciflua
They require full sun or partial shade and moderately moist or slightly acid, deep soils.
Plant alone or in rows.
Propagate typical species by seeds that require a pregermination treatment of cold-moist stratification to sprout.
Cultivars are propagated by grafting.
No disease problems.
Tree with conical or cylindrical crown and green leaves.