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Black Maple

Acer nigrum

Trail Number:
C41

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Description

Family:
Sapindaceae

Foliage:
Opposite, simple, 3 to 6" wide, 3 to 5 drooping lateral leaf lobes.

Native Locale:
Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas and Arkansas

Mature Height:
60 to 75 feet

Mature Width:
40 to 50 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 4 to 8

Soil Preference:
Prefers acid Soil, Moist, well- drained soil

Growth Habit:
n/a

Rate of Growth:
n/a

Disease and Insect:
Leaf scorch; Verticillium wilt, tar spot, anthracnose, borers and cottony maple scale

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • Greater heat and drought tolerance compared to Sugar Maple

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