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Acer saccharum (sugar maple)


Sugar maple is known for its abundance of maple syrup that is made from it’s sap, but it is also a beautiful large tree with great fall color. Acers are a keystone species, there are 238 caterpillar species that use this tree as a host plant. It provides shelter to animals and is also deer resistant!

Acer saccharum (sugar maple)

  • Full sun, part shade
  • Average to Dry Soil
  • 60-80′ tall, 20′-50′ wide
  • Keystone Species (Hosts 260+ caterpillars)
  • Multi Colored Fall Foliage
  • Blooms March, April
  • Host Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Deer/Rabbit Resistant
  • Edible Fruit and Syrup
  • Supports Wildlife
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Dioecious (fruits only on female plants)
  • Ph Target 3.7-7.9

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