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Acer saccharum

Common Name(s):
Sugar maple
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Does not do well in a restricted root zone situation; tolerates shade better than most maples; leaf scorch may develop with drought; moderate pollution tolerance; excellent landscape tree; casts very dense shade

Height:
50-75 ft.
Flower:
Small, greenish yellow flowers in early spring
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers evenly moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Form:
Conical to round crown; dense foliage
Width:
30-45 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
3 to 6 in. opposite, simple leaf with 3 to 5 lobes; excellent fall color: yellow, orange, and red tones

NCCES plant id: 1895

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