Liquidambar styraciflua 'Festeri'

Scarlet Liquidamber Semi-evergreen, the leaves not shed until mid-winter: purportedly a brilliant red in autumn although the colour is not so impressive as some selections. The branchlets often lack corky ridges. An Australian raised cultivar commemorating h. Fester, once Head Gardener at the Kenmore Hospital near Goulburn, nsw, who first recognised the value of the tree: 1947. Specimens?vic: Bendigo (White Hills, swimming pool entrance, about 4 m tall in 1984)

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     [Saxifraganae]
order      Saxifragales
family       Altingiaceae
genus        Liquidambar L.
species         Liquidambar styraciflua L.