Without a doubt, the most beautiful time of year in our sweet little Placerville, November lights up every corner with color. As the frost date is upon us, you’re going to want to hasten to get your bare-root trees in the ground!
If you want incredibly vivid color you’ll want to get some Liquid Amber/Sweet Gum trees planted. These lend so much color to a wintering landscape with their transitioning hues, you will not be disappointed!
|Planting Zones||USDA zones 5 through 8 (or 9)|
|Tree Type||Ornamental, deciduous tree|
|Planting side||Full sun to partial shade|
|Propagation Mode||Seeds, grafting, and tree saplings|
|Ideal Soil||Moist, well-drained, fertile soil|
|Preferred Soil pH||Both acidic and alkaline soil|
|Humidity Range||Medium humidity|
|Irrigation||Moderate (depends on the season)|
|Flower shade||Yellow, green (Chartreuse)|
|Blooming Period||Mid spring|
|Growth Rate||Slow in the initial stages|
You’ll remember the “gumball” pods from these beauties, green and hard at first, turning brown as they mature. Liquid Ambers look a lot like Maple trees but have more leathery, thick & glossy star-shaped leaves.
Speaking of leaves… this article will guide you through WHAT TO DO with ALL THOSE LEAVES – https://www.hgtv.com/outdoors/landscaping-and-hardscaping/lawns/fall-and-winter-lawn-care-tips. Let these leafy wonders bring you joy every Autumn for years to come!