Tree Detail

Acer grandidentatum


Maple, Bigtooth

Acer grandidentatum   

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

Known Locations:

Information Sources: Sunset Western Garden Book