Bigleaf Maple


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Acer macrophyllum

Size/Zone: BR 12 – 18″

Sun: Prefers full sun, can tolerate some sun or shade

Soil Conditions: Well drained soil

Special Uses:  Timber, supports pollinators, birds

Supports mosses, ferns and lichens, provides seeds and habitat for wildlife. Yellow fall color. Excellent shade producer.

Habitat Notes: Common along larger waterways in the county. Needs moist soils that are well-drained year around. Top often dies during 1st year, but resprout extremely likely. A favorite of Yamhill Co. deer. Very susceptible to heart rot which creates great cavities for wildlife.

ID Notes: Hanging clusters of flowers before leaves open in very early spring. Large fanning leaves which turn golden to orange in fall.

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Height at 20 yrs. 40 ft. Deer Browse High
Mature Height 90 ft. Wildlife Value High
Growth Rate RApid Timber Value Moderate, niche market
Lifespan Moderate Resprout Ability Yes
Moisture Use Moderate Hardiness Moderate-High
Drought Tolerance Low  
Sun Tolerance High  

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