Liquidambar orientalis Hamamelidaceae
Oriental Sweetgum li-kwid-AM-bar or-i-en-TA-lis
- Broadleaf deciduous tree, 20-30 ft (6-9 m), slow-growing, spreading to round headed. Leaves
5-lobed with the major lobes having one or two short-rounded "sub-lobes", margin coarsely toothed
and glandular. Large terminal bud, brown smooth stem, rough bark on trunk.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7 Native to Turkey.
- Amenable to bonsai