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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Anja'
Sweet Gum

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Anja'
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Description

With its upright habit and sweeping horizontal branches, Liquidambar styraciflua 'Anja' is a superb tree with exceptional, red and dark orange autumn colour. This colour starts to develop in late September and early October and barring bad weather usually lasts for over a month.

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Anja' is an unusual selection of Sweet Gum and an exciting choice for smoky red autumn colour!

Supplied Size: 3L deep containers (60 - 80 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil. Liquidambar styraciflua 'Anja' will grow well in most areas but will produce its most bright and vivid autumn colour in lime free or acidic soils.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Young plants can suffer die back after very severe late spring frosts, but usually recover well.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Medium sized or eventually a large, branching tree.
    • Height: 18 m (60 ft).
    • Spread: 12 m (40 ft).
  • Notes: The autumn colour of individual plants will vary according to weather and in particular the pH of your soil. The best, most vivid colours will occur in lime-free or acid soils. A liberal annual application of flowers of sulphur around the base of a Liquidambar, at a rate of up to 2 oz. per square yard on neutral or slightly alkaline soils will slowly lower the pH and intensify the autumn colour!

 


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