- Common Name(s):
- Sugar maple
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
- 50-75 ft.
- Small, greenish yellow flowers in early spring
- Sun to partial shade; prefers evenly moist, well-drained soil
- Medium to coarse
- Conical to round crown; dense foliage
- 30-45 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 3 to 6 in. opposite, simple leaf with 3 to 5 lobes; excellent fall color: yellow, orange, and red tones
NCCES plant id: 1895