Black Maple - Acer nigrum | Pots ready spring & fall
Common name: Black Maple
Scientific name: Acer nigrum
Example mature size: 30 m tall, 9 m wide; 98.5 ft tall, 30 ft wide
Blooms: Green in May
Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Common
Natural habitats: Open-upland
Points of interest: - Closely related to Sugar Maples, but is capable of growing in wetter conditions and is distinguishable by the drooping nature and downy undersurfaces of their deep green leaves. This tree also makes for strong hardwood so it is important for furniture and flooring industries.