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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