Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain')

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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: 40-60 feet
Plant Spread: 25-45 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Other: Green Mountain has a broad pyramidal form. It is noted for its (1) rapid growth rate, (2) straight central trunk branching to a narrow ovate head, (3) thickened and strong crotches, (4) thick deep green foliage and (5) resistance to leaf hoppers
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Pale yellowish-green
Flower Time: Other: April (before the leaves emerge)
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP02339
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2008 Great Plant Picks Award Winner


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