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Acer saccharum subsp. saccharum

Common Name(s): Sugar maple
Family: Aceraceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 80 to 260 (days)
Abs.Max=82° (F)    Opt.Max=75° (F)
Opt.Min=57° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 28 to 51 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -44° (F)
Soil pH: 5.5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Very bright
Illinois timber crop. East and midwest US.
Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew, Anthrachose, Cephalosporium
Food - sugar, Material - wood, Environ. - ornamental
Temperate-wet all sea, temperate marine, steppe and semi-arid, boreal
Geographical Origin:
North America
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