A large slow growing maple with a dense green foliage. Its sweet sap is used to make maple syrup. This maple is used as a feature plant for wide open spaces or for naturalizing.
- Kind: Acer
- Species: Saccharum
- Hardiness zone: 3
- Height at maturity: 25-30
- Width at maturity: 12-Sep
- Mature form: Broadly pyramidal.
- Fruit Name: Samara
- Foliage: Green turning yellow, orange and red in the fall depending on the type of soil.