Sugar Maple ‘Caddo’

Arbor walk #98

This tree is in the Sapindaceae family and is one of the easiest and strongest maples to grow. The ‘Caddo’ cultivar is native to southwestern Oklahoma and are resistant to heat and drought. 

Name Sugar Maple ‘Caddo’
Latin Name Acer Saccharum ‘Caddo’
Type Native Cultivar
Diameter 3 1/2″ caliper
Color of Leaf Dark green in summer, changing to yellow, orange and red in fall.
Shape of Leaf 5 lobed leaves
Color of Flower Pale yellow
Shape of Flower Small head on long stem, drooping clusters
Fruit Characteristics Winged seeds in pairs (samaras)
Bark Characteristics Gray brown and deeply furrowed
Foliage Type Deciduous

This tree is also resistant to urban pollution, making it a great addition to city streets or university campuses. This tree is also quite popular due to its ornamental value, and attractive, colorful leaves.

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