Cherokee™ Sweetgum

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Ward'

SKU
02595
A virtually seedless selection with practically none of the litter normally associated with Sweetgums. Especially cold hardy and features deep-burgundy to red fall foliage. Unique cork-like textured bark adds winter interest. Good for lawn or street plantings.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 40 to 50 ft. high, 25 to 30 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeVirtually seedless
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Very Wet Areas
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9

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