Acer saccharum 'Super Sweet'
Sugar Maple

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Butterfly Friendly Part Shade Bird Friendly Fall Color
DESCRIPTION

Sugar Maple
Acer saccharum 'Super Sweet'

Sugar Maple is one of the trees responsible for giving New England its spectacular fall color, as its green leaves turn brilliant yellow to orange in fall. Its winged seed is a favorite food for wildlife. In addition, this selection has a high sap sugar content making it perfect for syrup production.

BENEFITS
  • Birds and other mammals eat the seeds
  • Provides cover and nest sites for many birds
  • Excellent shade tree
  • Outstanding fall color
  • Maple syrup is tapped from the trunks of the tree
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

 

Map Credit: The Biota of North America 
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)

Interesting Facts

Native Americans taught the early colonists how to tap the trees to make maple syrup which is now a big business

 

GROWING TIPS

 Grows well in average to moist soils.TYhe The3 

 

Mature Size: 60-70'T x 50-60'W

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

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