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Order: Sapindales
   Family: Aceraceae
            Genus: Acer
                        Specie: saccharinum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Deep, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Attractive foliage; deeply lobed leaves, silvery beneath turn yellow in autumn

Uses: Shade tree Riverbank tree Tree for large landscapes

Zones: 4-8

Description: The silver maple is a majestic, broadly columnar tree growing to 100 ft (30 m) in its native habitat of eastern North America where it favors moist riverbanks. It is extensively planted in parks, streets and large gardens, and grows rapidly when young. Fo

Growth Habit: Broad columnar habit

Comments: Many cultivars are available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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