Sugar Maple

Acer Saccharum

  • Size: 50-60’ tall and 40-60’ wide
  • Growth Habit: Upright-Oval to Rounded
  • Growth Rate: Medium to Fast
  • Light Requirements: Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Requirements:  Well drained soils – good drought tolerance
  • Appeal:  Sugar maples have fantastic fall colors that vary from individual to individual but typically are yellows, oranges, and reds.  Native species that makes an excellent shade tree or street tree.  A problem free tree with excellent drought tolerance once established.  Yes, this is the tree that maple syrup comes from!