Sweetgum
Liquidambar styraciflua
Height: 70'. Spread: 50'.
Light requirement: full sun to part shade.
Growth rate: medium to fast. Habit: pyramidal to oval.
Flowering - time/color: spring/yellowish-green (not showy).
Foliage - spring/summer: glossy green.
Foliage - fall: yellow, orange, red, burgundy and/or purple.
Fruit: 1"-1 1/2" spiny balls.
Attributes: excellent fall color, star-like leaves.