Black Maple (Acer saccharum 'Sweet Shadow')

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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: 45-50ft (dense rounded crown)
Plant Spread: 35-45ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Other: Best in fertile, slightly acidic, moist soils in full sun. Intolerant of road salt. Generally intolerant of urban pollution. 'Sweet Shadow is a cultivar that typically grows 45-50 tall in cultivation. It has a rounded to vase-shaped form (perhaps mo
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Pale yellowish-green
Flower Time: Other: March to April (before the leaves emerge)
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Patented; PP2139
Pollinators: Various insects

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