MAPLE - SUGAR
Botanical Name: Acer saccharum
Spectacular red, yellow or orange autumn foliage. Prefers rich moist, well-drained soil in a protected, shady position with full sun when mature. This tree is the principal source of maple sugar.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Yes (Often below -2)
Amount of leaves in Winter?
No Leaves (Deciduous)
Drought Hardy (Little Watering)
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5), Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
October, November, December
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