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Acer saccharinum/Silver Maple

Acer saccharinum / Acer saccharinum
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Scientific Name: Acer saccharinum
Common Name: Silver Maple
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green
Fruit present: Spring
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Plants for Autumn Color
Comments: This is a fast growing species that declines rapidly after a few years in the landscape. Should be avoided in the South. Produces very brittle wood that breaks easily in high winds and under icy conditions.