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

Sunlight: Full-sun

Water: Medium-wet

Soil: Loam

Blooms: Green in May

Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Common

Natural habitats: Open-upland

Wildlife benefits:

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.