Acer saccharum 'ASTIS'

Steeple™ Sugar Maple

This handsome tree exemplifies the tendency of sugar maples to age well and become only more impressive and refined over many decades. Steeple Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum ASTIS) was found in Athens, GA, by Dr. Michael A. Dirr; it has proven its worth in the difficult testing grounds of the South.

Category: Medium shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 5 to 8
Foliage: Dark green
Fall Color: Yellow
Flower: Light green; small; not showy
Bark: Gray brown
Texture: Medium
Shape: Matures into a refined upright oval
Mature Size: 50' tall by 25' wide
Growth Rate: Medium
Adaptability: Acer saccharum ASTIS is easy to establish
Native Habitat: Eastern US native