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Acer barbatum

Common Name(s):
Southern sugar maple, Florida maple
Category:
Trees
Comment:

More heat tolerant than sugar maple; not as colorful fall color as sugar maple; shallow fibrous root system; seeds eaten by birds; excellent shade tree

Height:
20-25 ft.
Flower:
Insignificant flowers
Zones:
7-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types; dislikes dry, compact soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Oval
Width:
20-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
Yellow-orange to scarlet fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1870

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