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Acer saccharinum

Silver Maple

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Acer saccharinum (Silver Maple)

Easy-to-grow shade tree that grows quickly on a wide range of sites. Deep green foliage with silvery undersides turns gold in autumn. Upright oval shape with strong branching characteristics.

Additional Information:


Height
50-70 Feet

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Spread
40-60 Feet

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Rapid growth often makes tree brittle and susceptible to wind or insect damage.

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACW

Nature Attracting

Songbird

Root

Fibrous

Soil Moisture

Average

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Nesting