Acer saccharum &
Acer saccharum &

Acer saccharum 'Legacy'

Legacy Sugar Maple

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Legacy Sugar Maple is a fast-growing native deciduous tree with a dense rounded crown.  The thick waxy dark green palmate leaves resist tearing and turn shades of gold, orange, and scarlet in fall.  Neither flowers or fruit is significant.  Best color in full sun and rich, moist, slightly acidic well-drained soils.  Legacy is drought and pollution tolerant.

Type: 

Tree

Height: 

40' - 50'

Spread: 

20' - 35'

Spacing: 

20'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

 3 - 8

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Red

Season of Interest: 

Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Medium maintenance.  Water regularly.  Susceptible to verticillium wilt, anthracnose, cankers, leaf spot, and tar spot.  Also susceptible to aphids, borers, and scale.  Leaf scorch may be a problem with drought conditions in full sun. Sugar Maples are usually intolerant of road salt and pollution.

LANDSCAPE USES: Group Plantings or Specimen Tree, Naturalized AreasWoodland GardensPrivacy ScreenStreet Treeand Shade Tree

COMPANION PLANTS:  Carex, St. John's Wort, Inland Sea Oats

IMAGES: Photo by Virens (Latin for greening), Sugar Maple, (2) Photo by David J. Stang, Acer saccharum Legacy 0zzCC BY-SA 4.0, (3) Photo by David J. Stang, Acer saccharum Legacy 5zzCC BY-SA 4.0, (4) Jean-Pol GRANDMONTAcer saccharum JPG1TCC BY-SA 3.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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