Sweet Gum
Liquidambar styraciflua
ORIGIN: United States

TYPE: Deciduous hardwood tree, pyramid shaped turning more
rounded as it matures, to 100' in height, moderate growth.

WATER: Moist, well-drained however fairly drought tolerant once
established.

LIGHT: Full sun

COLD TOLERANCE: Zones 5 - 9

FLOWER: Inconspicuous

USES: Ornamental shade tree, street tree, wind break, specimen

OTHER: As you can see in the photo above it is a great choice for
autumn color here in Central Florida, even if it doesn't occur until
around December.