Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum 'Goldspire')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 40-50ft
Plant Spread: 12-15ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Dark green, somewhat leathery leaves (3-6" wide with 3-5 lobes) turn golden yellow (sometimes with an orangish tinge) in autumn. Sugar maples are generally long-lived trees which grow relatively slowly (somewhat faster in the first 35 years). Columnar for
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Yellow-green
Flower Time: Other: April
Pollinators: Various insects

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