An outstanding upright selection of the native North American Sugar Maple noted for its cold hardiness and vibrant fall colours. Thick, leathery, deep green leaves withstand high winds, heat and occasional drought once established.
AttributesType: Deciduous Tree
Growth Habit: Upright, Rounded
Mature Height: 15 - 18m (50 - 60ft.)
Mature Spread: 12 - 15m (40 - 50ft.)
Feature Characteristics: Attractive Foliage
Ornamental FeaturesFoliage Colour: Dark green, turning intense orange-red in the fall.
CareGeneral Maintenance: Little pruning is necessary, and it should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring.
Light: Full sun
Watering: Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established.
Soil: Performs best in a moist, slightly acidic soil.
Fertilizer: Feed in early spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to the new growth.
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