like a deep rich soil, moist but not waterlogged.
Pear trees grow on Sawyer, jacarandas on Guthrie, and liquidambars
on the traffic island at Genesee and Fairfax.
prefer a moisture retentive but well-drained soil that is neutral or slightly acidic and full sun to get the best autumn colour.
Many of the trees and shrubs recommended for autumn colour - acers, parrotias, Liquidambars
and the like - don't seem to thrive in cold or windy gardens.
Circling roots (shown at left), more common among liquidambars
, sycamores, and tupelos, can choke a tree and stunt its growth.