Native: Eastern United States.
- Shape: Conical
- Foliage: Deciduous, Lobed and Palmate, Dark Green, Red, Gold, Purple or Multicolored
- Height: 80 feet.
- Width: 40 feet.
- Flowers: Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring.
- Fruit: Prolific, Brown, Beige or Mostly Green Capsule with Winged Seeds, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall Wildlife use it.
- Bark: Light Green or Light Gray, Furrowed.
- Shading Capacity: Moderate in Leaf, Moderate out of Leaf.
- Litter Issue: Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
- Zones: Sunset 3 - 9 and 14 – 24, USDA Hardiness 5 - 10.
- Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Pests & Disease Information
- Resistant: Oak Root Fungus and Verticillium.
- Susceptible: Aphids, Caterpillars, Scales and Spider Mites, Anthracnose, Chlorosis and Sooty Mold.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
- Branch Strength: Medium.
- Root Damage Potential: High.
- Health Hazard: None Known
- Biogenic Emissions: High
SelecTree. "Liquidambar styraciflua Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 20, 2018.
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