Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple

Sugar Maple is a slow-growing, long lived tree that requires well-drained soils. Sensitive to urban stresses. One of the earliest trees to change colour in the autumn and one of the tallest hardwoods in Canada.

Height x Width (feet): 50 x 40

Sun Requirements: It can tolerate shade, but grows best in full sun

Water Requirements: Prefers well drained soil

Urban Friendliness: Low. Very sensitive to air pollution and salt. Better for backyards