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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Emerald Sentinel®' (Clydesform)

#PP10676

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More About Liquidambar styraciflua Emerald Sentinel® ('Clydesform') (PP10676)

  • Columnar, developing into narrow pyramid
  • Branchlets may have distinctive, corky ridges
  • Glossy, dark green leaves vaguely resemble a maple leaf
  • Fall colour of purple, orange and yellow lasts longer than other cultivars
  • Non-showy, yellow-green flowers appear in clusters in early spring
  • Female flowers give way to hard, bristly, "gumballs"

Interesting Notes:

Emerald Sentinel grows more slowly than other cultivars.

Height:

9-10 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Emerald Sentinel® Sweetgum Growing and Maintenance Tips

An excellent, ornamental tree with brilliant fall colour, suitable for a wide range of locations, including typically wetter areas. Shows best fall colour in a slightly acidic soil.


Liquidambar styraciflua Emerald Sentinel® ('Clydesform') (PP10676) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color
Fruit

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Columnar
Pyramidal
Tree form

Foliage Color

Maroon
Yellow
Orange
Purple
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Screening (privacy)