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Cultural Details for Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'

Common Name:
Green Mountain Sugar Maple

Growth Rate:
Fast, 7.2' high 5' wide in 4 years, 14.5' in 7 years

Average Mature Height:
70'

Average Mature Width:
45'

Flower Details:
Green inconspicuous flowers in the spring.

Fruit Details:
Samara maturing in September- October

Fall Color:
Orange to Scarlet

Bark Details:
Smooth gray-brown, older deep furrowed with long irregular ridges.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Good scorch resistance. Heat Tolerant performs better in dry growing areas than species.

Native Habitat:
Zones 4-8

Other Features:
Dark green leathery foliage. Plant patent 2339

Culture and Care:
Transplants readily balled and burlapped.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
2610, 2620, 2630

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu