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Acer saccharum Northern (Northern Sugar Maple seed) Sheffield`s Seed Co., Inc.
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Acer saccharum

Northern Zone 5 wings

Canada Maple, Northern Sugar Maple, Sugar Maple

  • Acer saccharum Northern Zone 5 wings

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Details

Min. hardiness zone:
4
Item ID:

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification 

The Acer saccharum, also known as the Northern Sugar Maple or Sugar Maple, is a stunning deciduous tree that can grow up to 120 ft tall. This species of maple is native to northeastern North America, from Nova Scotia to Texas. Its leaves are deciduous, often turning spectacular shades of yellow, orange, and red in the fall. Its flowers bloom from April to May, and the seeds ripen from October to December. The Sugar Maple prefers moist soil and can tolerate atmospheric pollution. It can grow in sandy, loamy, and heavy clay soils, as well as acidic, neutral, and alkaline soils. It is hardy to zone 3 and can grow in semi-shade to no shade. In addition to its stunning appearance, Sugar Maple is ideal for fuelwood, lumber, and veneer production. It is also palatable to humans and certain animals. Sugar maple, of course, gets its name for having a higher sugar content in its sap, which is boiled down to make maple syrup. Order your own Acer saccharum seeds today and enjoy the beauty of one of North America's most beloved trees!

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