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Liquidambar formosana


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

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

Features: Broad 3-lobed leaves turn red-purple in autumn; purple new growth

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

Zones: 7-10

Description: From the mountains of southern China and Taiwan, this species grows into a straight-trunked tree of about 60 ft (18 m) with grayish white bark that fissures with age. The broad 3-lobed leaves have finely serrated margins and are usually downy beneath. Inc

Growth Habit: Broad conical habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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