Sugar Maple

Arbor walk #87, Treekeeper ID #5825

‘Bailsta’ is a cultivar to the Missouri native Sugar Maple. It can grow to 50′ tall by 40′  wide. Fall leaf color is a mix of yellows, oranges, and red. Maples are famous for their sweet sap for syrup, their good shade, and their presence on the Canadian flag.

Common NameSugar Maple
Latin NameAcer Saccharum
Indigenous Name(s) 
Commercial Name Fall Fiesta®

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Where to find Arbor Walk #87

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More about the Sugar Maple in general:

How to identify a Sugar Maple

Relationship of Acer Saccharum to other species in the Arboretum

Global Distribution of Sugar Maples

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