Liquidambar styraciflua – Sweetgum – Liquidambar – Amberboom

Well known for its colourful autumn foliage (gold, amber, and scarlet red), Liquidambar styraciflua is a deciduous tree native to North America. This beautiful tree has been cultivated all over the world for its stunning foliage and neat, upright growth habit. It was given its genus name ‘Liquidambar’ by Linnaeus from the Latin liquidus and [...]

By |2021-05-02T10:17:49+02:00May 2nd, 2021|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Liquidambar styraciflua – Sweetgum – Liquidambar – Amberboom

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 [...]

By |2017-05-20T11:50:00+02:00May 20th, 2017|Tree of the Week|Comments Off on Liquidamber styraciflua – American Sweetgum – Amberboom
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