Common Name: Sweetgum
Botanical/Scientific Name: Liquidambar styraciflua
Fruiting: hard, spiked fruits
Fruiting Season: N/A
Flowering: Large variety of colours. Medium-Large size Flower.
Flowering Season: spring and persist into autumn/fall
Plant Structure: Deciduous
Size: medium-sized to large tree, growing anywhere from 33–50 feet (10–15 m) in cultivation and up to 150 feet (46 m) in the wild, with a trunk up 2–3 feet (0.61–0.91 m) in diameter, on average.
Available Variety(ies): N/A
Misc Extra: Trees may live to 400 years. Glossy, leathery leaves that are positioned singly (alternate), not in pairs (opposite) on the stems. Five-pointed star-shaped leaves. The tree is a symmetrical shape and crowns into an egg shape when the branches get too heavy.