Acer grandidentatum x saccharum 'Highland Park®' (Hipzam)
Acer grandidentatum x saccharum 'Hipzam' - Highland Park® Sugar Maple - Photo courtesy of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
More About Acer grandidentatum x saccharum Highland Park® ('Hipzam')
- Upright pyramidal habit
- Thick tatter-resistant leaves
- Dark green leaves turn bright red in the fall
- Fast-growing with a small mature height
One attribute of Highland Park is its high sugar content. Its sap is 30% sweeter, making it an excellent choice for maple syrup production.
Highland Park® Bigtooth Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips
Avoid planting in areas where soil compaction, road salt and pollution are a factor. Highland Park is more heat-resisitant than the species.
Acer grandidentatum x saccharum Highland Park® ('Hipzam') Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring