Green Mountain Sugar Maple
Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'
50' x 35', orange fall color, Hardiness Zone 4
This selection is a better tree for our area than Sugar Maple. Green Mountain has a thicker leaf, which has good scorch resistance and better drought tolerance. The limiting factor this this tree is the pH, most trees of this type are planted across town where the soil is a little better.
Picture of a young Green Mountain Sugar Maple in fall color.