Acer saccharum subsp. leucoderme

Chalk Maple, White-bark Maple

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Oval to rounded crown; multistemmed
Mature Height - 25 to 30’ tall
Mature Width - 25 to 30’ tall
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Yellow-green
Fruit - Reddish-brown samara
Leaf - The leaves are opposite and simple, 5-9 cm long and broad, often drooping at the tip. They have 5 or 3 long-pointed lobes with wavy or coarsely toothed edges. They are dark green and hairless above, with a yellow-green and softly pubescent underside
Fall Color - Brilliant yellow to orange to deep red
Bark - Pale gray to chalky white bark on upper part of trunk
Other Features - Native; pale gray to chalky white bark on upper part of trunk; a small "version " of sugar maple; pest free; excellent heat tolerance
Possible Use - Shade tree
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Sun to shade; moist, well drained soil; drought tolerant
Native Habitat -
Diseases and Insects - None significant
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Maple.
- Other plants of the family Aceraceae.
- Other plants of the genus Acer.
- Other plants of the species Acer saccharum.