This hardwood deciduous grows at a fast pace of 12"-48" per year, reaching a maximum height of 60-100’and a spread of 40’-50’ at maturity. Soil conditions include acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, wet and clay soils. It can tolerate moderate drought. Sweetgum seeds are eaten by Eastern Goldfinches, Sparrows, Mourning Doves, and other song birds. It is also a food source for smaller mammals. This tree provides a brilliant fall color with shades of yellow, orange, red, and purple.
Full Sun - Minimum 6 hrs./day of sunlight
All seedling sizes are provided by our supplier and reflect the average size of the seedlings received. Sizes of each individual seedling may vary from the size listed under the product. Genesee Conservation District is not responsible for any size discrepancies.