Growing Calendar for Liquidamber styraciflua - Smoke Gum - Tree
Delivery: Early November to Late April
This handsome species is grown primarily for its glossy maple-like leaves that in autumn takes on brilliant crimson, purple and claret hues. The colour is long-lasting and lingers for over a month on the tree itself, the leaves even look beautiful when on the ground once they have fallen! In older trees the bark is corky in texture and grey-green in colour.
Please note – due to increased courier costs beyond our control, delivery charges to all non-UK mainland addresses inc Scottish Highlands & Islands may be subject to a postage surcharge. Please call our Customer Service Team on 0344 573 8400 for further information.
Delivery from November- early April
Shrubs offer visual interest all year round – whether in full leaf, full bloom or with bare stems set against the winter sky.
If you want to add height to your garden and increase the vertical interest consider planting a tree in your garden. There are trees particularly suited for gardens which don’t grow out of proportion to your property or develop too thick a canopy that blocks out sunlight.
Advice on how to plant bare roots.
See details on the size of the plants and how we deliver our various plants to you!
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days