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Liquidambar acalycina


Order: Hamamelidales
   Family: Hamamelidaceae
            Genus: Liquidambar
                        Specie: Liquidambar acalycina

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Deep, rich, moist, well-drained soil in full sun

Features: 3-lobed pointed leaves turn red in autumn

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks Autumn color Winter silhouette

Zones: 7-10

Description: This rarely seen Chinese tree is notable for its foliage, which has 3 very pronounced pointed lobes. It is vigorous and grows quickly to 30?ft (9?m), eventually reaching 50?ft (15?m) tall. Its foliage colors well in autumn, developing fiery red tones.

Growth Habit: Broad conical habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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