Sugar Maple

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Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) stands tall with its iconic lobed leaves that turn a kaleidoscope of colors in autumn. Renowned for its sap, which is turned into maple syrup, it’s a blend of utility and beauty. Perfect for large landscapes, it’s a symbol of the North American forests. The Sugar Maple is a celebration of nature’s bounty and beauty.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 3-8
Soil pH: 4.5-7.0
Soil Type: Well-drained, loamy
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 50-80′ tall, 35-50′ wide
Plant Spacing: 30-50′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, rounded
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Wind-pollinated
Pollination Mechanisms: Wind
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow

Fruit Characteristics

Edible Part: Sap (for maple syrup)
Harvest Time: Late winter to early spring
Yield & Storage: High, store syrup in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 30-40

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Orange, red, yellow
Lifespan: 300+ years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Eastern North America
Nitrogen Fixing: No