Big Leaf Maple
Large branching deciduous tree that grows over 100′ tall. Its bark is grey-brown and often covered in mosses, lichens, and ferns. The leaves are lobed, 6″-12″ wide.
|Habitat Notes||Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest|
|Years Planted at Arboretums||2011, 2012, 2010|
|Soil Tolerance||Moist, well drained soil|
|Special Uses||Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Deer resistant (protect when young)|