SOUTHERN SUGAR MAPLE suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: Autauga, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Escambia, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Hale, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Wilcox, Winston
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Baxter, Benton, Bradley, Calhoun, Carroll, Clark, Cleburne, Cleveland, Columbia, Craighead, Crawford, Cross, Dallas, Drew, Franklin, Fulton, Garland, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Izard, Johnson, Lee, Logan, Madison, Marion, Miller, Monroe, Montgomery, Nevada, Newton, Ouachita, Phillips, Pike, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Randolph, Saline, Scott, Searcy, Sevier, Sharp, St. Francis, Stone, Union, Van Buren, Washington, White, Yell
FLORIDA: Alachua, Bay, Calhoun, Columbia, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Marion, Okaloosa, Polk, Suwannee, Walton, Washington
GEORGIA: Baker, Burke, Cherokee, Clarke, Clay, Columbia, Decatur, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Effingham, Elbert, Floyd, Glascock, Grady, Greene, Hancock, Harris, Houston, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Laurens, Lee, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Meriwether, Miller, Monroe, Oglethorpe, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Seminole, Talbot, Walker, Washington, Wilkes, Worth
ILLINOIS: Jackson, Johnson, Pope, Union
KENTUCKY: Fulton, Hickman
LOUISIANA: Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Lincoln, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Rapides, Red River, Sabine, St. Helena, Union, Vernon, Webster, West Feliciana, Winn
MISSOURI: Butler, Cole, Dunklin, Madison, Newton, Reynolds, Shannon, Wayne
MISSISSIPPI: Claiborne, Franklin, Hinds, Holmes, Kemper, Lafayette, Lauderdale, Monroe, Noxubee, Panola, Pontotoc, Scott, Smith, Tishomingo, Union, Walthall, Warren, Wayne, Wilkinson, Winston
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Bladen, Cabarrus, Caswell, Chatham, Craven, Cumberland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Iredell, Jones, Lee, Martin, Moore, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pender, Pitt, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Vance, Wake
OKLAHOMA: All counties
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Cherokee, Chester, Edgefield, Florence, Greenwood, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, McCormick, York
TENNESSEE: Cheatham, Decatur, Dickson, Franklin, Lawrence, Lewis, Perry, Shelby, Weakley
TEXAS: Hemphill, Jasper, Rusk
VIRGINIA: Amelia, Brunswick, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Halifax, Isle of Wight, James City, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Newport News, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Suffolk, Sussex, York

Southern sugar maple belongs to family of aceraceae plants, its species name is barbatum. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Southern sugar maple has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Southern sugar maple booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Southern sugar maple is a moderately growing plant, a mature Southern sugar maple can grow up to 50 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 50
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 200
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -18 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Mid Spring


Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End : Summer Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 7000
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None


Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : Yes 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 : Red
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 30
Height, Mature (feet) : 50 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No 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 : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 200
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 5.0 pH (Maximum) : 6.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 65 Precipitation (Maximum) : 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 24 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -18



southern sugar maple
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, LA, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge, Hilltop Arboretum.
southern sugar maple
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, LA, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge, Hilltop Arboretum.
southern sugar maple
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, LA, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge, Hilltop Arboretum.
southern sugar maple
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, LA, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge, Hilltop Arboretum.


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