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Liquidambar styraciflua Gumball


A compact, rounded tree, often grown as a standard pom pom tree. Leaves are alternate, maple-like and dense and take on brilliant and long-lasting autumn colour. Flowers and fruits are inconspicuous, although fruits are a decorative spiky woody capsule.

Ultimate height 1.5–2.5 metres in 20-50 years
Ultimate spread 1.5–2.5 metres
Full sun/partial shade, any aspect, in exposed or sheltered location
Hardy in most of the UK