Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette'
Also called Columnar Sweet Gum
More About Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette'
- Upright, narrowly columnar, growth habit
- Branchlets may display distinctive, corky ridges
- Glossy, dark green leaves vaguely resemble a maple leaf
- Fall colour is a brilliant mixture of yellow to orange-red
- Non-showy, greenish-white flowers appear in clusters
- Bloom Time: Spring
'Slender Silhouette' is a nearly sterile cultivar, producing few "gumballs".
Slender Silhouette Sweetgum Growing and Maintenance Tips
The fall colour of an individual plant will vary according to weather and in particular the pH of the soil. The best, most vivid colours will occur in a lime-free or acidic soil. Excellent tree for a lawn or park, with spectacular, fall colour.
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average