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Silver Maple -
Acer saccharinum ou Acer dasycarpum (latin)
Area of origin:
Eastern region of North America. Introduced in 1725.
Adult Dimensions:
Height up to 30m (98.4'), width up to 20m (65.6').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil Type:Deep and moist.
Hardiness: Hardy to -32°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Silver Maple - Acer saccharinum - Acer dasycarpum Silver Maple - Acer saccharinum - Acer dasycarpum

Silver Maple - Acer saccharinum - Acer dasycarpum

Auteur: Darkone, Licence

Characteristics and Uses:
This tree grows very quickly and takes its name from its leaves which are clear green and silver white on the back. They become yellow in the autumn. Often planted in rows in parks and gardens.
List of Maples:
Amur Maple (Acer ginnala), small tree, rapid growth
Box Maple (Acer negundo)
Field Maple (Acer campestre), extremely beautiful autumn colours
Italian Maple (acer opalus), its foliages turns yellow in the autumn
Montpellier Maple (acer monspessulanum), extremely beautiful spreading shape
Norway Maple (Acer platanoides), extremely beautiful autumn colours
Paper Bark Maple (Acer griseum), unusual bark, beautiful autumnal foliage
Père David's Maple (Acer davidii), light soil, attractive bark
Red Maple (Acer rubrum), moist soils, dislikes chalky soils
Snake bark Maple (Acer pennsylvanicum), unusual bark, yellow foliage in the autumn
Sugar Maple (acer saccharum), red tint in the autumn
Sycamore Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus), extremely resistant to pollution, beautiful yellow foliage in the autumn
Trident Maple (acer buergerianum), dislikes chalk, beautiful autumn colouring, sought after by bonsai connoisseurs
Vine maple (Acer circinatum), its foliage is very original becoming a lovely orange red in the autumn.

Japanese Maples, small decorative tree, sought after by bonsai connoisseurs
See the Maples catalogue
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