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Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum

Picture of Sugar Maple

Excellent and long-lived shade tree know for spectacular fall colors. Does not like compacted or poorly-drained soils. Fall color is a mix of yellows and orange, occasionally reds. Grows to 40-80 feet tall, 30-60 feet wide.

Light Requirement: Full Sun to Part Shade
Cold Hardiness: 3-8
Height: 40 to 80 feet
Spread: 30 to 60 feet
Flower: insignificant green
Foliage: dark green changing to yellow/orange/red in fall
Form: Rounded