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Sweet Gum

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'

Also known as

Sweet Gum 'Worplesdon'

CopalmeDAmerique by Sanchezn (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

12m

Min

8m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sweet Gum Overview

This cultivar is a deciduous tree species with a broad-crowned growth habit, it can grow to over 8 m wide and over 12 m high. It produces 5-lobed leaves which resemble those of maple trees, displaying lovely autumn colours of orange, red and yellow. Flowers are non-showy and coloured yellow.