The ‘AUTUMN COLOUR KING’ – LIQUIDAMBAR sty. ‘Worplesdon’


American Sweet Gum - LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua 'Worplesdon' - Queenstown, April

The brilliant Liquidambar are now starting to show their fantastic autumn colour! These trees would have to earn the title of ‘Autumn Colour King’ Showing an array of autumn colour from golds through to deep scarlet – a real eye catcher! Also the ‘Worplesdon’ variety has lovely upright form and shown to be durable for wind over a variety of site conditions. A great tree for many projects!

Great looking trees available now as follows:

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua 'Worplesdon' 35lt - April

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua ‘Worplesdon’American Sweet Gum, 35/45lt container, 2.5m now

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua 'Worplesdon' 35lt - April

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua ‘Worplesdon’, American Sweet Gum, 35/45lt container, 2.5m now

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua 'Worplesdon' 80lt - March
LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua 'Worplesdon' 135lt - April

LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua ‘Worplesdon’, American Sweet Gum, 80lt container, 3-3.5m now (left) 135lt 4m+ (right)

 

Interesting LIQUIDAMBAR styraciflua ‘Worplesdon’ Tree Facts….

Commonly called Sweetgum – this name refers to the fragrant resin/sap that is produced by these trees. The foliage of a Liquidamber tree has a beautiful fragrance when close to or trimming”

​”Native to Eastern North America and  regions of Mexico and Central America”​

“The Liquidambar – Sweet gum, is one of the most valuable forest trees in the south-eastern United States”

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