- Common Name(s):
- Florida maple, Southern sugar maple
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
- 40-50 ft.
- Insignificant flowers
- Sun; range of soil types; dislikes dry, compact soil
- 20-25 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Moderate to rapid
- Yellow-orange to scarlet fall color
NCCES plant id: 1870