Acer saccharum Marsh

Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Hard Maple

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Family: Sapindaceae

Genus: Acer

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Zones: 3 to 8

Size: To 80' tall and 60' spread

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Dense rounded crown. Good autumn color - yellow orange. Medium green leaves to 6" wide with 3 to 5 lobes. Two-winged fruit. Well-drained soil. Shade tolerant. Used as a shade tree.

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History: 

Native to Canada and the US.

Published in Arbust. Amer. 4 in 1785.

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