Sugar Maple - 10 tree bundle

Sales price $23.00

Sugar maple is a moderately fast growing tree with a dense spreading crown that provides spectacular yellow fall color. It is strong-branched and is an important timber tree valued for its hard, heavy, strong wood. Sugar maple is the only tree used for commercial syrup production. Mature height can reach up to 60-80', is very tolerant of shade but is intolerant of drought. Sugar maple will grow in a variety of soils but is intolerant of compacted soil and road salt therefore they are not particularly good street trees.

Wildlife Food & Cover: Fair food - squirrels. Excellent cover - nesting, perching, feeding, snags, cavities.

Flowers: Inconspicuous

Fruit: Small "helicopter" seed with bract

Ecosystem: Maple Basswood Forest, Lowland Hardwood Forest

Scientific Name: Acer saccharum

Product Size at Purchase: 12-18"

Product Size at Maturity:  60-80'

Other: Spectacular yellow fall color, strong branches "hard maple," sap used for maple syrup