Moraine Sweetgum

Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Moraine’

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- Inconspicuous

Foliage Color- Green in the summer and dark red/purple in the fall.

Growth Habit- Oval, Pyramidal, Upright

Growth Rate- Slow

Zone- 5-8

Height- 40′-45′ feet tall

Spread- 25′-30′ feet wide

Light- Full sun, part shade

Details- This tree prefers moist, well-drained soils. Moraine Sweetgum does not alkaline soils. Rich purple foliage in the fall gives the tree excellent eye appeal.

Pruning- Pruning while the tree is dormant is optimal.

Other sweetgum tree options.

  • Native Sweetgum
  • Rotundiloba Sweetgum
  • Slender Silhouette Sweetgum