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Name:    Kenda
Status:     other
Age:     30s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Around 1999  


Question:
What is the life of the sweet gum tree? How long do they live and how long do they produce?


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Depending on the circumstances, a sweet gum tree can live for an extended period of time reaching over 135 ft in the air, but mostly stay around 65 to 115 ft tall. It is hard to but a set lifespan for the tree to live

Here is more information about sweet gum trees
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_gum_tree

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