Slender Silhouette Sweetgum is a tall, exceedingly narrow deciduous tree with glossy light green star-shaped leaves that turn shades of purple, red, orange, and yellow in fall. Produces spiky ‘gumball’ seedpods. Best color in full sunand moist well-drained soil.
40' - 60'
4’ - 6'
USDA Hardiness Zone:
5 - 9
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Water Regularly. It can be susceptible to leaf spot and powdery mildew. LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Wildlife Gardens, Urban Gardens, Foundational Planting, and Hedges.
COMPANION PLANTS:Blue Spruce, Juniper, Boxwood
IMAGE: Photo by David J. Stang, Liquidambar styraciflua Slender Silhouette 2zz, CC BY-SA 4.0