Liquidambar styraciflua 'Rotundiloba'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||lik-wid-AM-bar sti-ra-se-FLOO-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 40 to 50 ft. high, 25 to 30 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This is a seedless variety that is slightly different in leaf shape. Less columnar than the other Sweet Gum varieties, it makes a better shade tree or street tree. Plant for color in lieu of Maple in nearly frost-free climates. This is a litter-free, front-yard specimen that you can plant as individual or in a small grove. Recommended for high water tables in the Deep South, its region of origin.|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Very Wet Areas|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Fall Color, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9