Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'

Green Mountain Sugar Maple

Categories: Shade Trees

A choice and very popular selection of sugar maple with thick dark green foliage and rich gold fall color; a large tree with a formal shape, excellent for most landscapes; adaptable to soils,


More About Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'

  • heavy leaf texture and well rounded crown
  • This is a selection of a native North American species

The tree is strong, and if trained properly will not succumb to wind or ice. In the fall the leaves give an excellent show of yellow, orange and red leaves all on the same tree. This is also the same tree that maple
syrup is collected from. So as long as the soil and full sun conditions are met,
this will be a solid performer in landscapes and parks.


 


Height:

45-60 ft

Spread:

15-25 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Interesting Bark
  • Native to Northeast
  • Specimen

Exposure

  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall

Fall Color

  • Orange
  • Multicolored
  • Very Prominent
  • Bright Red
  • Bright yellow

Habit

  • Upright
  • Vase-like