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Sweetgum Tree | Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' Ornamental Trees
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Sweetgum Tree | Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' Ornamental Trees
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Sweetgum Tree | Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' Ornamental Trees
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Sweetgum Tree | Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'

SKU: ORN0083

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Spectacularly colourful pyramidal tree
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The Highlights

    • Striking displays of Autumnal colour
    • Winner of RHS Award of Garden Merit
    • Dense, rounded pyramidal crown makes this an excellent shade tree
    • Green deep-lobed leaves which unfurl in spring, changing toa glossy dark green over the summer, before finally turning brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow for a stunning autumn show
    • Fantastic star-shaped foliage
    • Grows up to 12x8m
    • Our potted trees are supplied in EcoPots™. Eco pots use 70% less plastic and are fully recyclable, unlike normal single use pots. They flex and so produce less root spiralling and travel better in the post.MORE
    • Our trees are usually between 18 and 36 months old at the time of dispatch.
    • Our trees are professionally pruned before dispatching. This formative pruning can involve cutting the main leader, if the expert tree growers decide this will produce a better shaped tree. This can stop the tree becoming "leggy", and promote stronger, bushier growth.MORE

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Care Guide

High Pest/Disease resistance

Generally pest and disease resistantMORE

Water regularly when newly planted

Water regularly and generously for several weeks after planting or sowing, especially if you did it late in the season. After that, there is no need to worry about watering, except in long dry spells or droughtMORE

Full Sun or partial shade

Position in full sun (6h+) for the best Autumn colour, but will tolerate partial shadeMORE

Well-drained slightly acidic sand or clay soil

Can grow in almost any soil from sandy to clay and from acidic to slightly alkalineMORE

Prune Annually

Some pruning may be necessary to remove drooping lower branchesMORE

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

9L Eco Pot
This tree is supplied in a 9L Eco Pot, which is approx D15 x H30cm. Eco Pots use 70% less plastic then traditional pots and can be recycled easily. A 9L pot allows ample space for good root development and can support a good size tree.

Height on arrival:

1.5m (5ft)

Eventual height:

12m (39ft)

Eventual spread:

8m (26ft)

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Green
Spherical clusters of yellow-green flowers

Habit:

Bushy

Hardiness:

Fully Hardy
This tree is fully hardy, meaning it will survive under any condition including the occasional snowy winters in the UK

Rootstock:

Spacing: