Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweet Gum

20 m. 65,6 f.
Family: Hamamelidaceae

Genus: Liquidambar

Genus of big, deciduous trees with lobed leaves that turn bright red in autumn.
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.
Latin name: Liquidambar styraciflua
Tree with conical or cylindrical crown and green leaves.