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Liquidambar styraciflua

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 1592

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Liquidambar styraciflua is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F   (-29° to -23.5°C)
Type of plant - deciduous tree
Flower or inflorescence: in spikes to 8cm., GREENISH
Fruit: capsules, clust. -4cm....(strat. 4 w., germin. 2-4 weeks, few till 10 weeks)
Foliage: to 15cm. dia., 5-7 lobed, brill. CRIMSON in fall
Height, in meters: 45
Height, in feet: 148.50
Liquidambar styraciflua seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Liquidambar styraciflua:
Liquidambar macrophylla, 

Common names for Liquidambar styraciflua:

Alligatorwood (good grain),  Amberbaum,  American Storax,  American Sweetgum,  Amerikaanse Styrax,  Amerikanischer Storaxbaum,  Amerikanischer Styraxbaum,  Bilsted,  Guldenbaum,  Liquidambar,  Red Gum,  Red Gum,  Satin Walnut,  Satinwood,  Sweet Gum,  Sweetgum Tree, 


Liquidambar styraciflua is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

8:   World Classic Tree Seed List
29:   Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
60:   Economic Timber Trees
see also Cabinet Wood Tree Seeds
86:   Natives of U.S.North East
89:   Natives of U.S.South East
109:   Central American Native and Introduced Plants
168:   Shade and Shelter Tree and Shrub Seed List
177:   Shrubs and Trees For Autumn Colour
190:   Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates
214:  Altingiaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual
952:   Wholesale Selection


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Germination guide for Liquidambar styraciflua

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Liquidambar styraciflua seeds will usually germinate in 14-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Liquidambar styraciflua seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.

Liquidambar styraciflua seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.

Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno

(Pre-chill for 3 months) Don't let the seeds dry out.


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