Native to Eastern North America. Large tree with rounded, dense crown and striking, multicolored foliage in autumn. Attracts many species of birds.  The boiled sap is the source of maple sugar. Each tree yields between 5 and 60 gallons of sap per year; about 32 gallons of sap make 1 gallon of syrup or 4 1/2 pounds of sugar. 


Growth Rate: Slow

Plant Type: Tree

Geography: Native

Mature Height: 40-80 ft.

Mature Spread: 40-80 ft.

Light: Full sun to part shade

Moisture: Moist, well-drained, slightly acid

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)