Southern Sugar Maple Tree

Southern Sugar Maple Tree

Southern Sugar Maple Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Acer barbatum (Acer saccharum
Hardiness Zones:   7 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types; dislikes dry, compact soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Oval
Height:   20 to 25'
Weight:   20 to 40'
Leaf:   Yellow-orange to scarlet fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Insignificant flowers
Comments:    More heat tolerant than sugar maple; not as colorful fall color as sugar maple; shallow fibrous root system; seeds eaten by birds
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --