sweet gum

Liquidambar styraciflua (sweet gum)

Botanical Name Liquidambar styraciflua
Common Name sweet gum
Family Altingiaceae
USDA Zone 5 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest all seasons
Height and Spread 60-80ft x 40-60ft (18-24m x 12-18m)
Flower Color Yellow
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths,
Additional Information Native to US Midwest.
Location in Lurie Garden Southeast Dark Plate