Species: Acer saccharum
Sugar Maple; Rock Maple; Hard Maple
Found on Course Walks
Map of plant locations
Large tree except for 'Sugar Cone', which is a dwarf ,<30'.'Adirondak', 'Apollo', 'Autumn Fest', 'Belle Tower', 'Bonfire', 'Commemoration', 'Endowment', 'Flashfire', 'Goldspire', 'Green Mountain', 'Legacy', 'Majesty', 'Seneca Chief', 'Sugar Cone'
Tree > 30 feet, Tree < 30 feet
60' - 75' (spread variable), some cultivars less than 30'
upright oval to mounded; dense foliage
Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Intolerant of compacted soil and urban stresses.
Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil
See graphic below
few problems unless sited too close to roads and highways; leaf scorch and verticillium wilt; dieback under stress
Bare Root Transplanting
native to North America (eastern Canada south to Texas); easy to transplant; sap is boiled down to make maple syrup
Moisture Tolerance Graphic
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