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’
|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|
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.