The nursery supplier was unable to provide these, so they are not available for Spring 2023.
A native tall tree with a straight central trunk in the forest and a widely spreading branch system in the open. Yellow to orange-red fall foliage.
Black maple, once considered a separate species (Acer nigrum), is now considered a subspecies of sugar maple (Acer saccharum ssp. nigrum). It displays similar characteristics of a dense, rounded crown; dark, furrowed bark, and brilliant fall color. The tree can be tapped to make maple syrup.
Current Sale Size: 3-4 ft. bare root transplant
Growth Rate: Moderate (6-12" / year)
Soils: Sand, Loam, Clay
Moisture: Dry to Moist
Shade Tolerance: Part Sun to Shade
Mature Height: 60-75 ft., up to 100 ft.
Mature Width: 40-50 ft.
Deer Damage Potential: High
Uses: Fall Color, Lumber, Reforestation, Shade, food
USDA Plant Profile