BLACK MAPLE suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Choctaw, Clay, Cleburne, Cullman, DeKalb, Hale, Jefferson, Lee, Marengo, Russell, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Winston
ARKANSAS: Benton, Carroll, Stone
CONNECTICUT: All counties
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
DELAWARE: All counties
IOWA: All counties
ILLINOIS: Adams, Bureau, Calhoun, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cook, Crawford, DeKalb, DuPage, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Greene, Grundy, Hancock, Henderson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Kane, Kendall, Lake, Livingston, Logan, Macoupin, Marion, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Peoria, Pope, Sangamon, Schuyler, Shelby, Stark, Stephenson, Vermilion, Warren, Will, Winnebago
INDIANA: Adams, Allen, Bartholomew, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Clinton, Crawford, De Kalb, Dearborn, Decatur, Delaware, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Gibson, Grant, Hamilton, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lake, Lawrence, Marion, Marshall, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Noble, Parke, Porter, Putnam, Randolph, Rush, Shelby, St. Joseph, Steuben, Switzerland, Tippecanoe, Union, Vermillion, Wabash, Warren, Wayne, Wells, Whitley
KANSAS: All counties
KENTUCKY: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Bracken, Bullitt, Campbell, Clark, Edmonson, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Grant, Hardin, Henry, Jefferson, Jessamine, Kenton, Larue, Lincoln, Logan, Madison, Mercer, Montgomery, Oldham, Perry, Rockcastle, Warren, Woodford
MARYLAND: All counties
MICHIGAN: All counties
MINNESOTA: Blue Earth, Brown, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Lyon, Olmsted, St. Louis, Stearns, Wabasha, Washington, Winona
MISSOURI: Adair, Andrew, Boone, Butler, Caldwell, Callaway, Cape Girardeau, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Dent, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Howard, Jackson, Knox, Lafayette, Lewis, Lincoln, Livingston, Marion, Mercer, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Nodaway, Osage, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Pulaski, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Saline, Schuyler, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Louis, Stoddard, Sullivan, Taney, Warren, Washington, Wright
NORTH CAROLINA: Ashe, Haywood, Swain, Yancey
NEW HAMPSHIRE: All counties
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Warren
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Fulton, Genesee, Herkimer, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Tompkins, Ulster, Washington, Westchester, Wyoming
OHIO: Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, Wyandot
PENNSYLVANIA: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Bradford, Butler, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Lancaster, Lawrence, Luzerne, Lycoming, Somerset, Sullivan, Tioga, Venango, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Cannon, Cheatham, Claiborne, Clay, Coffee, Davidson, DeKalb, Fentress, Franklin, Grundy, Hancock, Hardin, Hickman, Humphreys, Jackson, Johnson, Knox, Lauderdale, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Obion, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Scott, Smith, Sullivan, Sumner, Van Buren, White, Wilson
VIRGINIA: Alleghany, Bath, Bland, Botetourt, Clarke, Craig, Dickenson, Frederick, Giles, Highland, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Rockbridge, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Warren, Washington, Wythe
VERMONT: All counties
WISCONSIN: Ashland, Brown, Burnett, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Door, Dunn, Fond du Lac, Grant, Green, Iowa, Kenosha, La Crosse, Lafayette, Manitowoc, Ozaukee, Pierce, Racine, Richland, Sauk, Sawyer, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Vernon, Walworth, Waukesha, Waupaca
WEST VIRGINIA: Berkeley, Brooke, Clay, Fayette, Grant, Greenbrier, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Ohio, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Preston, Raleigh, Ritchie, Summers, Taylor, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt

Black maple belongs to family of aceraceae plants, its species name is nigrum. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Black maple has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Black maple booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Black maple is a moderately growing plant, a mature Black maple can grow up to 100 feet. This plant is some what tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 100
Drought Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 130
Temperature, Minimum (Ā°F) : -47 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Late Spring


Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 7030
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None


Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : High
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : Yes
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : Yes


Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 28
Height, Mature (feet) : 100 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : Low
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Medium Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 130
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.5 pH (Maximum) : 7.3
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 30 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (Ā°F) : -47



black maple
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, PA.
black maple
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
black maple
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, PA.
black maple
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service.
black maple
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 496. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.


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