Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Sugar Maple

Scientific name: Acer saccharum

Example mature size: 35 m tall, 15 m wide; 115 ft tall, 49.5 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun, Partial-sun

Water: Average, Medium-dry

Soil: Loam, Sand, Silt

Blooms: Green in May

Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Common

Natural habitats: Open-upland

Wildlife benefits: Bees/wasps 🐝

Points of interest: - Named for producing the sweetest sap of all the maples, which can be boiled down to make maple syrup. - The shape of its leaves are well known from the Canadian flag and can turn a vibrant red in the fall. - Makes an excellent shade tree that can live for 200 years.