Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'
More About Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'
- Pyramidal when young, developing into oval, rounded crown
- Branchlets may display distinctive corky ridges
- Glossy dark green leaves vaguely resemble a maple leaf
- Fall colour is a brilliant mixture of yellows, oranges, purples, and reds
- Non-showy yellow-green flowers appear in clusters
- Female flowers give way to hard, bristly, "gumballs"
- Bloom Time: Early spring
'Worplesdon' features more deeply-cut leaf lobes, and a smaller eventual size, than the species.
Worplesdon 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 'Worplesdon' Characteristics
Moist to Average