Category: deciduous tree Size: medium
Mature Size: 30-40' x 20-25'
Zone: Down to 3 Growth Rate: moderate
Foliage: Dark green, lobed leaves with pale underside.
Elevation (if known):
Water: Drought tolerant once established, but prefers moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates lime soils.
Soil : Prefers plenty of soil space.
Sun: Full sun to part shade.
Comments: Known for vibrant fall colors of red, orange, and yellow. Closely related to the sugar maple.
Warnings: May need some training to develop a dominant central leader.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? yes Native to: Western United States
Information Sources: Sunset Western Garden Book