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Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple

Plant Description

The largest and finest of our native maples. Wonderful shade tree. Very hardy. Prefers rich, well-drained soil.

Care Instructions

Native to the forest floor. Prefers a well-drained, moderately moist, fertile soil. Is very pH adaptable and grows best in cool, clay loam type soils. Prune in the fall.

Plant Type: Deciduous Tree

Height: 50-75'

Flower Color:

Foliage: Fall Foliage is gold to scarlet

Location: Sun

Spread: 50'

Bloom Period:

Shape: Oval

Growth Rate: Slow

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