Acer saccharum var. nigrum (Black Maple)

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Acer saccharum var. nigrum (Black Maple) is now considered a subspecies of Sugar Maple. It has similar characteristics to Sugar Maple and is known for its excellent fall color.  When fully grown it provides a dense shade perfect for patios and homes.  However, this shade can be too dense sometimes even for the most shade tolerant plants including turf grass.  

  • Sun Exposure Pat Sun-Full Sun
  • Soil Conditions Mesic
  • Height 60'-100'
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    Photo #1 By: By Dendroica cerulea from Highland Park, NJ, United States (Sugar Maple) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.