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Plant Characteristics

Attributes
  • Sound Barrier
  • Produces Dense Shade
  • Specimen
  • Erosion Control
Exposure
  • Sun
Growth Rate
  • Medium
  • Fast
Nature Attraction
  • Attracts Songbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Summer
  • Fall
Best Characteristics
  • Fall Leaf Color
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Moist
  • Average
Plant Type
  • Tree
  • Large Tree
  • Shade Tree
Best Usages
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Provide Shade
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Cherokee® Sweetgum is very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

A nearly seedless version of the common sweetgum tree. Light seed production is common with seed aborting and falling off early before fully developed.Photos Courtesy of OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and Sooner Plant Farm. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.

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CHEROKEE SWEETGUM

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Cherokee'

Buy Cherokee Sweetgum online. Cherokee® Sweetgum is a deciduous tree with a narrow, pyramidal growth habit. Unusual corky bark and excellent fall colors make this a very popular tree. Leaves are glossy green in summer changing to multiple colors of yellow orange and finally deep red in fall.This variety has been reported to have withstood temperatures of 28 degrees below zero without damage, and very light production of gum balls, according to the founder Earl Cully also founder of Heritage®Birch

Height:

60-75 Feet

Spread:

45-55 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

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Family: Altingiaceae · Common Name: Sweetgum

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  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
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Purchase CHEROKEE SWEETGUM Online

5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3184

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

four year plant No Multi-Plant Discount Standard Package



$69.95

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Customer Testimonials

I had a terrific experience ordering from you guys. The customer service was fantastic and the plants are doing great. The Incrediball got HUGE! I will certainly be ordering again this Fall or Spring. Thanks!


Richard
Hawley, PA
July 2014