Silver Maple

ACER SACCHARINUM

This medium-sized maple attains heights of 60-80 ft (18.3-24.4 m) and diameters from 2-3 ft (0.6-0.9 m). It has deciduous, opposite, lobed leaves that are pale green above and silvery below. The leaves often turn yellow or red in the fall. As the tree matures its smooth, silvery bark breaks into long scaly plates.

Attributes

Tree Type

Shade

Height

50-60'

Spread

30-40'

Shape

Upright

Foliage

Dark Green

Fall Foliage

Yellow

Exposure

Full to part Sun

Zone

3 and 4

Maple-Silver
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