Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) [AY-sir SAK-har-um]

Family Sapindaceae
Why Like The Sugar Maple is a long-lived native tree with spectacular fall color. Native Americans taught early colonists how to tap these trees to make maple syrup. The sugar maple leaf is the national symbol of Canada.
Named Cultivars Acer saccharum 'Autumn Fest', Acer saccharum 'Bailsta' FALL FIESTA, Acer saccharum 'Barrett Cole', Acer saccharum 'Bonfire', Acer saccharum 'Coleman', Acer saccharum 'Commemoration', Acer saccharum 'Crescendo', Acer saccharum 'Endowment', Acer saccharum 'Flashfire', Acer saccharum 'Flax Mill Majesty', Acer saccharum 'Goldspire', Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain', Acer saccharum 'JFS-KW8' AUTUMN FEST, Acer saccharum 'Legacy', Acer saccharum 'Newton Sentry', Acer saccharum 'Reba', Acer saccharum 'Steeple', Acer saccharum 'Sugar Cone', Acer saccharum 'Sweet Shadow', Acer saccharum 'Temple's Upright', Acer saccharum 'Wright Brothers', Acer saccharum f. rugelii, Acer saccharum lacinatum, Acer saccharum subsp. grandidentatum, Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum, Acer saccharum subsp. nigrum 'Green Column', Acer saccharum x barbatum 'Sandersville'
Plant Data
I am a... Deciduous Perennial Tree
Mature Size 50 - 70 feet tall. 30 - 45 feet wide.
Growth Rate Moderate
Moisture Tolerance Medium : Widely Adaptable
Zones 3a - 8b
Bloom Period April
Flower Color Greenish
Foliage Color
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