} American Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua Deep, glossy green star-shaped leaves mark the Sweetgum. Leaves turn yellow-purple-red in the fall, and stay on the tree quite late. Its shape is pyramidal, becoming more rounded with age. Mixed buds of the American sweetgum form in mid-September, and the tree drops its leaves in the fall, and goes dormant during winter. After dormancy, the small green flowers of the sweetgum begin to bloom from March to May.
From March to April, meiosis occurs to produce haploid gametes, with pollen dispersal occurring afterward. The Festival Liquidambar's beautiful glossy star-shaped leaves turn a mix of oranges, reds and yellows with hints of purple in the fall. The color comes on slowly, so the progression is an ever-changing display of fall color that lasts well over a bushdigging.clubcal Name: Liquidambar styraciflua 'Festival'. In fall, this tree trades its green leaves for the typical Sweetgum kaleidoscope of purple, red, orange, and yellow.
Slender Silhouette is a fast -growing tree that’s easy to maintain. It does produce those spiky “gumballs” but politely drops t hem in a tidy circle, where you can easily gather them up. One of North America's finest native species trees for fall color is the showy American Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua).
All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
We're proud to grow and sell this majestic national treasure for use in either residential or commercial landscapes. From a distance, American Sweetgum is a graceful presence.