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27 October 2017 17:31:41

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Here we have a later photo of the Liquidambar. I took a photo early on but not very much colour other than green. Then came storms Ophelia and Brian and I was afraid that the foliage was all gone. I would have expected something better if these storms had not come. To day started with fog, not very easy to drive although I did. Later it turned out to be a pleasant day. I took the photo. Here it is. The photos were taken from two views, same tree.

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JoanG JoanG 27 October 2017 19:23:30

It's a splendid tree, Dick, and has held plenty of foliage despite the storms. 

Jacinta D Jacinta D 27 October 2017 21:59:50

It's a tree that has been on my wish list for quite a while. Lovely. It was a very crisp morning here, and stayed very clear and bright all day.

Dick Dick 27 October 2017 22:12:40

Have you room for it Jacinta? I have it for some years and one thing about it is that it seems to have grown quite a bit, this year. If you have room for it, then it is worth having. The time we had the two storms, Ophelia and Brian, it would have been worth seeingand photo taken. However the storms took a lot from it. True Joan, it held its foliage.

Jacinta D Jacinta D 28 October 2017 05:40:21

No, Dick. I don't. But I do remember seeing a slender type that Fran got a few years ago which would suit a small garden nicely.

fraoch fraoch 28 October 2017 13:13:06

Lovely colours in spite of the storms.

Scrubber Scrubber 28 October 2017 22:20:28

Its a lovely specimen Dick. mine weathered both storms well but is fading fast.

Jackie Jackie 29 October 2017 08:37:42

 What a beauty and so glad it survived those storms. 

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 29 October 2017 08:49:43

A fantastic tree, Dick.

DecfromTipp DecfromTipp 29 October 2017 15:09:17

A friend lost her 12 year old tree and was very upset too 


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 29 October 2017 19:49:00

Your Liquidamber always makes me long to have one but I never seem to get around to it!


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