Liquidamber styraciflua - Liquidamber, Sweetgum, American sweetgum
Liquidambar styraciflua commonly called American sweetgum is a deciduous tree in the genus Liquidambar native to eastern North America, Mexico and Central America. Sweet gum is one of the main valuable forest trees in the southeastern United States, and is a popular ornamental tree grown for its autumn foliage. It is recognizable by the combination of its five-pointed star-shaped leaves and its hard, spiked fruits.
Recommended pre germination seed treatment: Seed germinates without pre treatment. 4 weeks cold stratification will help speed up and even out germination time. (For details refer to Propagation Information under the 'Customer Service' tab at top of the page )
Viable seed per gram:Approximately 170
Packets of 50 seeds $12
5 grams $38.00