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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Cherokee' - CHEROKEE SWEETGUM from Sooner Plant Farm Liquidambar styraciflua 'Cherokee' - CHEROKEE SWEETGUM from Sooner Plant Farm

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3 gallon Potted - 4-5 ft tall (SKU: 3184)
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List Price $125.00 Per Plant

Root Pouch 5 gallon - 5-6 ft tall (SKU: 14282)
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List Price $170.00 Per Plant

Hardiness Zone: 5-9   ·   Mature Height: 60-75 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 40-55 Feet

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.

Family: Altingiaceae · Common Name: Sweetgum

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  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
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CHEROKEE™ SWEETGUM Plant Characteristics

Bark Type*
Fruit Type*
Seedless/No Fruit
Growth Habit*
Large Growing
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Type*
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Season of Interest*
Late Spring/Early Summer
Late Summer/Early Autumn
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

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CHEROKEE™ SWEETGUM Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Liquidambar is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Interesting Notes About CHEROKEE™ SWEETGUM

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.