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Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Acer nigrum
Description

Form: Rounded crown

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#deciduous#fall color#yellow#orange#tree#maple
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#deciduous#fall color#yellow#orange#tree#maple
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Acer
    Species:
    saccharum subsp. nigrum
    Family:
    Sapindaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Feel:
    Leathery
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    3 to 6 in. opposite, simple leaves; drooping, leathery; clear yellow fall color
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
    Dark Gray
    Light Brown
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No