SelecTree: Tree Detail

GREEN MOUNTAIN SUGAR MAPLE
Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'

Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'

Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL and Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA

General Notes

Tolerant of heat and drought.

Family: Sapindaceae
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.

Oval or Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 40 - 65 feet.

Width: 35 - 50 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Palmate, Medium Green, Gold, Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Green or Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Brown Winged Seed, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Dark Gray, Furrowed, Ridged or Scaly.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 10 and 14 - 20.

USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Beetle Borers and Scales, Anthracnose, Oak Root Rot, Root Rot and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Strong.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Attracts Bees.

Deer Palatable.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 20, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-saccharum-green-mountain >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.