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Sugar Maple –
Acer saccharum (latin)
Area of origin: Eastern region of North America. Introduced in1735.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 25 m (82'), width up to 15 m (49.2').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil Type: All. Prefers, however, light and fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy to -32°C.
Exposure: Full sun.

Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum

Auteur: Bruce Marlin, Licence

Sugar Maple - Acer saccharum

Auteur: Jean-Paul Grandmont, Licence

Characteristics and Uses:
Maple Syrup is made from the sap of this tree which is the symbol of Canada. The leaves turn beautiful colours of yellow, then orange and red in autumn. A very impressive tree whether planted in rows or alone 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
Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum), will even grow in flooded land in winter
Snake bark Maple (Acer pennsylvanicum), unusual bark, yellow foliage 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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