Acer saccharum Bonfire™
Bonfire Sugar Maple
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous tree, broad oval form, to 50 ft high and 35 ft wide (15 m by 10 m); reportedly a rapid grower. Leaves are medium green in summer turning to yellow, orange, orange-red and red in fall. Color may very with cultural conditions.
- Developed in Princeton, N.J., from an open pollinated ‘columnare’ form. patent PP 3,817, 1975.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: SW corner of Kearney Hall on Campus Way