Liquidamber orientalis (is a tall fully hardy perennial deciduous tree with cream flowers in mid Spring. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. It looks best in Autumn and Summer. , )
Liquidamber orientalis grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 7.5 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to clay, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a rounded tree has a fast rate of growth has an ultimate height of 9m / 29.5ft and spread of 5m / 16.4ft. It can take 16-20 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer and yellow and orange in Autumn.
The plant prefers a sheltered situation.
Architectural, attractive foliage, low maintenance and specimen/accent plant.
Fruit and seed
The fruit is green. There is a medium fruit/seed abundance beginning in Autumn and ending in Winter.
Turkey.-12°C / 10.4F to 16-20 years 9m / 29.5ft 5m / 16.4ft
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|Specific epithet ?||orientalis|
|Oriental sweetgum (Ireland), Turkey sweetgum (Ireland)|
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