Acer saccharum Bonfire™
Common name: 
Bonfire Sugar Maple
Pronunciation: 
A-ser sak-KAR-um
Family: 
Sapindaceae, Aceraceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
'Bonfire'
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • 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
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    plant habit, fall

  • leaves, fall

    leaves, fall