Sweetgum Trees

Can you please identify if these leaves are from a maple tree.

Zone Canberra, australia | Chris R added on November 21, 2017 | Answered

Are these maple leave? ? If so which maple and how tall do they grow. See picture please.

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Answered on November 21, 2017

That is actually a sweet gum tree. It will produce spiky seed pods that many people find annoying to step on and to mow over.

They height can vary by variety. Some of them will remain shorter than 10 feet, and some will go to 30.

This link will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/sweetgum/sweetgum-tree-info.htm

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