Silver King Sweetgum
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium to fast, 2-3' per yearMature Height - 60-75'Mature Width - 40-50'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Monoecious, small, bright yellow-green (tinged with red) and not showy, appear in early to mid-spring.Fruit - Multiple, tan brown, globular horny woody ball, 1-1.5" in diameter. The capsules within the ball contain 2 seeds each.Leaf - Fall Color - Rich yellow-purple- redBark - Grayish brown, deeply furrowed into narrow, rounded ridgesOther Features - Excellent lawn, park or street tree, needs large area for root development as they will lift sidewalks or interfere with mowingPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Moist. slightly acid soil, full sunNative Habitat - Diseases and Insects - Bleeding necrosis, leaf spots, sweetgum webworm, caterpillars, cottony-cushion scale, sweetgum scale, walnut scale: iron chlorosis in high pH soilsStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Sweetgum.- Other plants of the family Hamamelidaceae.- Other plants of the genus Liquidambar.- Other plants of the species Liquidambar styraciflua.