Sugar Maple

Arbor walk #98, Treekeeper ID #5652

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

More information on the Sugar Maples in our Arboretum here, here, and here!

Common NameSugar Maple
Latin NameAcer saccharum
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