Liquidambar – Wholesale Nurseries
Also known as the ‘Sweet Gum’, Liquidambar trees are a fantastic tree, that is time develops a rounded habit. Very attractive foliage, 5 lobbed leaves finely toothed and with good autumn tones.
Coming in a number of species including evergreen they are a useful tree in many landscaping situations.
Two interesting variegated cultivars are Liquidamber styraciflua ‘Golden Treasure’ and Liquidamber styraciflua ‘Silver King’. Both with very strong variegation in the foliage.
Landscaping Uses for Liquidamber Trees.
Best suited to larger gardens and parks where they are grown as a large shade tree or feature tree. Placed in a position where the autumn colour can be appreciated. Smaller cultivars are suited to urban gardens.
These are a tree that need to planted in the right position to avoid damage from invasive root systems.
Liquid Amber Styracifolia Information
- Height – Will reach 8 – 10 metres over time
- Spread – Initial growth id upright, will eventually form a crown of 8 metres
- Growth Rate – Moderate.
- Leaves – Bright green with serrated or toothed leaf margins.
- Soil – Humus rich, tolerant of poorer soil.
- Position – Full sun.
- Liquidamber styraciflua – Known as the Americam Sweetgum, this species is widely grown, a useful tall shade tree with brilliant autumn tones. Reaching around 20m in height best suited to parks and very large gardens.
With this species around 20 named cultivars are available including smaller growing types such as :
Liquidamber styraciflua ‘Gumball’ which will reach only around 5m in height.
Liquidamber styraciflua ‘Oakville Highlight’ is another smaller growing tree to around 15m in height.
Jennifer Carroll, which is a compact growing variety reaching around 8 metres in height.,
Moonbeam, with wonderful golden yellow new foliage.
- Liquidamber formosana – This is the Chinese Evergreen to Semi Evergreen Liquidamber, reaches around 10m in height
WHOLESALE LIQUIDAMBER TREE NURSERIES
Carey Gully, Adelaide Hills.
Family run business selling advanced ornamental trees including 9 varieties of Crepe Myrtle, Maple, Birch, Ash, Ginko, Crab Apple, Ornamental Plum, Weeping Cherry, Oak & Chinese Tallow. Wholesale prices to the public.
"Propagation and Production of Native and Exotic Trees
with Natural Root Systems from 2 to 2,000 lts."
82 David Hill Rd Monbulk (Opposite Vika Ave)
Japanese Maple and Magnolia specialists, Wholesale and Retail. Large range of other deciduous and evergreen ornamental trees and shrubs.
WINTER HILL TREE FARM Ph: 02 4878 9193 Fax: 02 4878 9109
NSW Southern Highlands
Retail & Wholesale. Advanced trees & hedging. Grown in pots for year-round planting. 45 litre - 1000 litre available. Great range. Great Quality. Delivery available.
Mob: 0421 821 307 Fax: 03 9752 0976
Quality Trees and Shrubs. Large range of ornamental and fruiting plants. Supplying Landscapers and Retail Nurseries. Strictly Wholesale. All states except WA.
PBM NURSERY 858 Sunnycreek Rd Trafalgar VIC 3824 ph 03 5634 7630 fax 03 5634 7619 Growers of bare rooted and potted ornamental deciduous trees, over 400 varieties, many not commonly grown. We have an extensive range of crab apples, liquidambars, Prunus, Pyrus and a number of maples, and much more.
CORELLA NURSERIES Phone 03 5968 1071,0428521097 Fax 039756 7387 Wholesale nursery with a wide range of bare root semi advanced trees, deciduous ornamental trees, fruit tree stocks and potted products.
FLEMING’S NURSERIES (03) 9756 6105 Deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs. Flowering, Fruiting and Ornamental. Bare root and containerised 20cm to advanced. Strictly wholesale.