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Acer saccharum 'Commemoration'

More About Acer saccharum 'Commemoration'

  • Columnar, vase-shaped habit
  • Small, creamy-yellow flowers appear before the leaves
  • Leaves are thick and leathery and tatter resistant
  • Fall colour is orange to orange-red, earlier than many other sugar maples
  • Holds its fall colour longer than other cultivars

Zone:

4b

Height:

14-15 m

Spread:

9-10 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Commemoration Sugar Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

This cultivar shows some tolerance for shade, pollution and salt spray. It grows well in average to moist conditions, and will tolerate some drought.


Acer saccharum 'Commemoration' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Tree form
Compact
Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen
Screening (privacy)

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