(Plant heights are given at maturity)
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Formosa Sweet Gum (Chinese Sweet Gum)  Liquidambar formosa or Liquidambar formosana - Lovely tree with a pyramidal shape that is slightly more rounded than Liquidambar styraciflua.  Leaves are star shaped and turn a gorgeous bright red in the autumn.  Great shade or specimen tree for warmer climates.  Hardy to 10F (-17.7C); height: 40ft.
#2011  Packet, $12.00 each,  Approximately 50 seeds

  Sweet Gum - Liquidamber styraciflua - Deciduous cone-shaped tree with star shaped leaves that are fragrant when bruised, dark green in summer, but become a blaze of orange and red in the fall.  Flowers are inconspicuous, but are followed by seeds, which are spiked balls about 1 inch in diameter  - useful for decoration.   The tree sap can be chewed as gum  and is a source of American storax.  The red or yellow tinted wood is prized for furniture.  Best grown in a sunny location in moist loamy well-drained soil.  Hardy to -20F (-28.8C);  plant height: 130 ft.
#805  Packet, $17.50 each,  Approximately 50 seeds
#P805    2-3ft. tree   $10.00
#P5-805   2-3ft. trees - 5 trees   $25.00
#P10-805  2-3ft. trees - 10 trees  $35.00


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