Sweetgum Slender Silhouette

About This Project

Botanical Name

Liquidambar styraciflua

Mature Sizes

60-70ft X 15-20ft

Landscape Uses

Used in the landscape as a shade or an ornamental tree.


American sweetgum trees bear leaves shaped like stars.The foliage provides excellent fall color. At the peak of the fall foliage season, some leaves may be red, others purple, others yellow, others orange, all on the SAME tree!They also produce a seed pod that can be quite messy.