Liquidambar styraciflua 'Festival'

Sweetgum, Red Gum, Sweet Gum, American Sweet Gum, Red Sweet Gum, American Sweetgum

Family: Hamamelidaceae Witch Hazel

Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 7A - 9A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Green, yellow
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Specimen, street tree
Height 25' to 50' / 7.60m to 15.20m
Spread 15' to 25' / 4.60m to 7.60m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Columnar, pyramidal
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive