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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette'

Also called Columnar Sweet Gum


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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette' - Sweet Gum Slender Silhouette

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette' - Sweet Gum Slender Silhouette

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

Interesting Notes:

'Slender Silhouette' is a nearly sterile cultivar, producing few "gumballs".

Zone:

5

Height:

15-16 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

Green
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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

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fruit
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Columnar
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Orange
Red
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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