Liquidambar styraciflua 'Midwest Sunset'

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Midwest Sunset'

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£45.00

(Sweet Gum) Liquidambar styraciflua 'Midwest Sunset' is a superb medium sized tree with great autumn colour, the leaves turning a rich yellow and deep red in autumn.

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  • 2 litre pot (2-3 years old, 60-80 cm tall)

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Standard: £7.95
Priority: £15
Click & Collect: Free

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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Midwest Sunset' is a superb medium sized tree with great autumn colour, the leaves turning a rich yellow and deep red in autumn. Summer foliage is dark green.

A hardy, medium sized tree with best autumn colour usually seen if planted in plenty of sunlight with some shelter from strong winds.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil. Liquidambar styraciflua 'Midwest Sunset' 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: Liquidambar styraciflua 'Midwest Sunset' grows to be a medium sized tree with a neat, pyramidal form.
    • Height: 15 m (50 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!
How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Medium (8m - 15m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
Special Features
Autumn Colour
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