Acer macrophyllum 'Seattle Sentinel'
Common name: 
Seattle Sentinel Bigleaf Maple
Pronunciation: 
A-ser mak-ro-FIL-um
Family: 
Aceraceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Broadleaf deciduous tree, upright, columnar habit, to 40 ft (12 m) or more.
  • Sun to part spade.  
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (5)6   The erect tree was found along a street in Seattle, it was noticed and named in 1951 by Brian Mulligan, director of the Washington Park Arboretum in Seattle (Jacobson, 1996).
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