Acer saccharum

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Sugar Maple


  • Autumn colours of red and yellow appear while some leaves are still green.
  • Used for sourcing maple syrup.


  • Suitable for large gardens.
  • Specimen tree in parks.
  • Planted in groves.

Growing Conditions

  • Moderately wind hardy but protect from strong or constant wind.
  • Will grow in dry to clay soils.
  • Avoid wet and soggy sites.
  • Prefers full sun but tolerates shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 4.0m 2-3.0m
10 year old tree 8.0m 5-6.0m
Country of Origin:   North America

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