Florida Maple (Acer barbatum)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Florida Maple
Give a thumbs up Southern Sugar Maple
Give a thumbs up Hammock Maple

Botanical names:
Acer barbatum Accepted
Acer floridanum Synonym
Acer saccharum subsp. floridanum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 50 to 60 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Other: brown, green in color, not showy, does not attract wildlife
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Red
Other: Greenish-red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Maple? by flaflwrgrl May 1, 2018 7:09 AM 21
Need help of Database Administrator by plantladylin Jun 18, 2015 8:34 PM 3

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