Liquidamber styraciflua – American Sweetgum – Amberboom

Hailing from America, Liquidamber styraciflua is a medium-sized to large tree, growing up to 20 m in height, with a trunk up to 2m diameter. It is a popular ornamental tree which is best known for its intense autumn colours.  Easily identifiable from its combination of five-pointed star-shaped leaves and spiked fruit, the tree is [...]