#006 Sugar Maple
(Acer saccharum)

This Sugar Maple was planted as a seedling when the home on site was built in 1938. It once had a sister tree that stood adjacent but passed away in 2018.

Statistics (2020)

  • Circumference (In.): 110″
  • Height (Ft.): 59′
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 77′
  • Diameter Breast Height (In.): 35″
  • Total Points: 189

More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2020
  • Current condition: Good
  • Property Type: Private
  • Ecological Value: Maple seeds (they look like helicopter wings) are a favorite among N.C. wildlife and birds prefer to nest in any cavities sugar maples may have. Deer also consume twigs and foliage.