Acer saccharinum

Silver Maple

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Tree

Height:

15-24 m (50-80 m)

Spread:

10-21 m (35-70 ft)

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

April

Bloom Colour:

Green-Yellow

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Poor, average, adaptable

Notes:

Not well suited to Calgary's climate, weak-limbed, silver undersides to leaves, yield maple syrup but not as much as Sugar Maples.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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