Deep Valley Tree Farm
Acer saccharum (Sugar, Rock, or Hard Maple)
The maples are distinctive trees, with many species available in this country. The Sugar Maple grows in climate zones 3 - 7, reaching a height of 80 - 100 feet, and a width of 60 - 80 feet. It prefers a damp climate, and does not do well with dry heat. The leaves are 3 - 5 inches in diameter, with five lobes as a rule. There are several pointed teeth on the margins. They are well known for their beautiful fall color of red/yellow. Sugar Maple syrup can be tapped from the mature tree, and the hard wood is used in making fine furniture.
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