(Legacy Sugar Maple, Sugar Maple)
The patented sugar maple 'Legacy' has a distinctly uniform compact oval-shaped crown and thick glossy green leaves. It was discovered by Willet N. Wandell in his seedling beds at Duncan Nursery outside of Champaign, Illinois. This medium-sized hardy deciduous tree of eastern North America looks attractive all season and its lobed leaves change to red, orange or yellow in fall.
Sugar maples develop the best crown growth in full to partial sun and tolerate a wide range of soil types. They are...
(Majesty Sugar Maple, Sugar Maple)
The symmetrical, well-branched canopy of ‘Majesty’ glistens with thick, glossy green leaves that turn red-orange in autumn. This vigorous cultivar develops its full, neat canopy earlier than most and was selected by Roger Ashton of Cambridge, New York in the early 1980s.
Sugar maple is a large, hardy, deciduous tree. It is best known for it broad, five-lobed leaves which turn pretty shades in autumn. Those of ‘Majesty’ are glossy, thick and less apt to tatter. In early spring, the branches are...
The creamy green clusters of spring flowers and bright fall foliage of this small maple are pretty, and its small size and toughness lends it to urban landscapes with space constraints. It is also unusually hardy, so its well-suited to the harsh climates of the far north.
Tatarian maple is a small, bushy, deciduous tree that originates from eastern Europe and Asia. Its irregularly lobed green leaves turn colorful shades of red, yellow and orange in fall and in spring its branches bear clusters...
Gerald L. Klingaman
Sometimes listed as Acer ginnala, Amur maple is a small, low-branched, deciduous tree native to eastern Asia. It is a variable species, but many desirable cultivars have been introduced.
The glossy rich green leaves of Amur maple are somewhat slender and often three-lobed. Its best forms have foliage that turns fiery red in fall, though all Amur maple offer brilliant fall color in shades of red, yellow and orange. The fall leaves are accompanied by prolific and showy clusters of winged...
James H. Schutte
(Amur Maple, Bailey Compact Amur Maple)
A compact selection of Amur maple (which is native to southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia) 'Bailey Compact' is a dense, deciduous shrub with a dome shape formed by many radiating branches. Unusually hardy, it is a great selection for northern gardens. The leaves are glossy and light green. They turn scarlet and orange in the fall. In spring, 'Bailey Compact' bears clusters of cream-colored flowers that are followed by red, winged fruits.
This shrub demands average, well-drained soil and...