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Acer saccharum
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Plant Type: Deciduous Trees

This wonderful shade tree is undoubtedly the largest and finest of our native maples. Slow to medium in growth rate and very hardy, it prefers rich, well-drained soil. Fall color is simply spectacular, ranging from rich, brilliant yellows to all shades of oranges and red.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Foliage Color

rich yellow to red

Plant Spread

50'

Good Companions

Plant Height

50-75'

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-5

Soil Moisture

dry to moist


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

great fall color

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance

Exposure

part to full sun

Growth Rate

medium to fast

Seasonal Interests

fall