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Acer grandidentatum
Bigtooth Maple

Category
Deciduous Trees

Description
Small to medium tree up to 20-30 feet high by 20-25 feet wide. Also found in the wild as a multi-stemmed shrub up to 12 feet high. Dazzling fall color. Slow to moderate growth rate.

Soil
Adapted to a wide range of soil conditions.

Notes
The most widely distributed maple native to Utah. Some botanists consider the tree just a western variety of the Sugar Maple. Frequently grows in pure stands.

Exposure
Full Sun to Part Sun/Part Shade

Water Requirement
1

Hardiness (map)
3 to 6

User Reviews
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Alex Roylance - UT -

Is a good plant in native locations. Native varieties may be hard to transplant and remain shrubby. Be cautious of nursery stock, most is grafted onto sugar maple roots which are neither drought hardy nor pH adaptable.

 

Tom Hill - Orem - UT - Z 5 -

Great Tree that needs to be used more. I'm looking forward to more culivars with more fall color.

 

Brian - Magna - UT -

I have 2 of these in my yard. Although the previous owner planted them, they're both healthy, mature trees that need almost no maintenence