Moraine Sweetgum

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Quick Overview

Moraine Sweetgum is a uniform and fast growing variety with a stunningly brilliant red fall color. This is the most cold hardy variety of Sweetgum, with excellent star shaped, glossy, dense green leaves. Moraine Sweetgum is a tall, spreading shade tree with interestingly shaped leaves that turn brilliant red in the fall, definitely a unique and great choice for any yard.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Moraine Sweetgum is a uniform and fast growing variety with a stunningly brilliant red fall color. This is the most cold hardy variety of Sweetgum, with excellent star shaped, glossy, dense green leaves. Moraine Sweetgum is a tall, spreading shade tree with interestingly shaped leaves that turn brilliant red in the fall, definitely a unique and great choice for any yard. 

Where to put it:

Moraine Sweetgum is a truly unique large shade tree which should be used in open areas of the yard or parkways, and planted at least 15ft from any buildings if possible. The outstanding fall spectacle will instantly make it the focal point of any landscape. 

What it needs:

Moraine Sweetgum prefer full sunlight and moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. For best results this tree should be planted in good soils and in relatively sheltered locations. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Liquidambar styraciflua 'Moraine'
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Medium Tree (25-40 feet)
Mature Height 40'
Mature Spread 25'
Shape Pyramidal
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red
Flower Color No
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street
Growth Rate Rapid
Plant Tolerance Adaptable