Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' at Roath Park Lake

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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'
early August 2015

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' 1

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'
early November 2015

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' 2

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'
late October 2018

Grid reference ST 18465 79780
Common name Worplesdon sweet gum
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous Yes
Height 14M August 2015
Girth 107cm August 2015
Reference 289

This is one of a group of four Liquidambar styraciflua on the west side of the lake, opposite 159-161 Lake Road West.

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' bark

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' bark
early August 2015

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' leaf

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' leaves
mid August 2015

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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' leaves
late August 2015

General tree description

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon' is a cultivar of the Sweet gum selected for its striking and long-lasting autumn colour. It is a medium-sized (up to about 20 metres) bushy tree with small five-lobed maple-like leaves. These turn red, orange and yellow in autumn.