Glow Wasatch,'Schmidt Maple'
Catalogue A#2003-021 CG5
GPS 45D 43' 56" N / 108D 37' 15" W
Acer grandidentatum 'Schmidt'
Origin: Schmidt Nursery introduction
Common name: Rocky Mountain Glow Wasatch Maple
Location: Children's Garden-south side
Number in accession: 1
Planted: August 2003 by Mihail Kennedy employee after first year of ground work
Note: Specimen shows great fall color.
This 17 inch Rocky mountain maple provides overall benefits of: $129 every year.
Sugar maple is a Midwest native loved for its exceptional fall color ranging from brilliant yellow to burnt-orange. In summer, its lustrous foliage provides excellent shade, making it a great choice for parks, golf courses, and home landscapes where its roots can spread. Black maple (Acer nigrum), once considered a separate species, is now included as a subspecies of sugar maple.
Tree or Plant Type: Tree
Foliage: Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)
Native Locale: North America
Landscape Uses: Shade tree, Specimen
Size Range: Large tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height: 60-75 feet
Mature Width: 40-50 feet
Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily), Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily), Full shade (4 hrs or less of light daily)
Hardiness Zones: Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained soil
Acid Soils: Tolerant
Alkaline Soils: Tolerant
Salt Spray: Intolerant
Soil Salt: Intolerant
Drought Conditions: Intolerant
Poor Drainage: Intolerant
Planting Considerations: Commonly planted, Intolerant of pollution
Ornamental Interest: Fall color
Season of Interest: Early fall, Mid fall
Flower Color & Fragrance: Inconspicuous
Shape or Form: Oval, Round, Upright
Growth Rate: Moderate
Transplants Well: Yes
Wildlife: Game birds, Game mammals, Insect pollinators, Small mammals, Songbird