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American Sweetgum

American Sweetgum is a medium-sized to large tree with light brown bark tinged with red that is deeply fissured. The foliage is rich dark green and glossy, and in most cases turn brilliant orange, red, and purple in autumn.

Plant Features:

  • Height: 60 - 75'
  • Spread: 60 - 60'
  • Shape: Pyramidal to rounded
  • Foliage: Deep green
  • Fall Foliage: Yellow to purple & red tones
  • Zone: 5 - 9
Plant information and imagery used by permission from Bailey Nurseries.
Plant Features are recommendations for optimal performance. Availability subject to change.

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