Cricket Hill Garden
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Variegata' Variegated Sweetgum
Variety description: Dark green leaves of the North American native are dusted and streaked with gold during the spring and summer. In the fall, the leaves turn a riot of pink and scarlet.
Size at Maturity: 40' tall and 30' wide. Expect this tree to reach 12' tall and 6' wide after a decade.
Site Requirements: Full sun to part shade with well drained soil.
Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9.
Plant size: Grafted tree, 12" with strong central leader. Grown in a 5"x12" deep tree pot.