Additional information for Sugar maple

Sugar maple

Common name  Sugar maple
Date  July 04, 2010
Details  Broadly columnar, deciduous. Appears to need fertile soils for good growth. Also known as rock maple. Spring sap is processed into maple syrup in USA and now in NZ. Orange is the predominant autumn colour, quite spectacular. Cold hardy.
Family  Aceraceae
Height (m)  25
Botanical name  Acer Saccharum
Shade / Sun  Full sun
Soil type  Fertile
Wind tolerance  Low