Acer saccharum

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  • Common Name: Sugar Maple
  • Plant Story:

    Pancakes anyone? This is the plant that give us Maple Syrup but it is also a beautiful ornamental tree. Brilliant orange fall color.

  • Type: Tree Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Ingnificant
  • Planting Zone: 3-8
  • Height: 40-80 ft
  • Spread: 30-60 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Verticillium wilt, anthracnose, cankers, leaf spots, aphids, borers, and scale
  • Is NativeEastern North America
  • Form: Dense Rounded
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Grows poorly in compacted soil and poorly drained soil. Intolerant of road salt and urban pollution.

Sugar Maple - Additional Photos