Worplesdon Sweetgum

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Quick Overview

Worplesdon Sweetgum is a superior shade tree cultivar; cold tolerant to approximately -29 degrees and smoother, less corky bark than the species, nearly eliminated litter of their fruit (gumballs). A striking pyramidal to oval form offers a vertical accent to the landscape. Narrow, deeply lobed, light-green, glossy foliage turn an artistic pallet of apricot-orange to purple in the Fall. This outstanding specimen will instantly make it the focal point of any landscape.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Worplesdon Sweetgum is a superior shade tree cultivar; cold tolerant to approximately -29 degrees and smoother, less corky bark than the species, nearly eliminated litter of their fruit (gumballs). A striking pyramidal to oval form offers a vertical accent to the landscape. Narrow, deeply lobed, light-green, glossy foliage turn an artistic pallet of apricot-orange to purple in the Fall. This outstanding specimen will instantly make it the focal point of any landscape.

Where to put it:

Worplesdon Sweetgum is wonderful accent and large shade tree which should be used in open areas of the yard or parkways. It is not recommended under utilities and it should be planted at least 15 Ft from any buildings if possible.

What it needs:

Worplesdon Sweetgum prefer full sunlight and average to moist soil conditions. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Worplesdon’
Hardiness Zone 6
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Medium Tree (25-40 feet)
Mature Height 40'
Mature Spread 25'
Shape Upright Oval, Pyramidal
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Orange, Purple
Flower Color No
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade
Growth Rate Moderate to Rapid
Plant Tolerance Adaptable