The ‘Caddo’ maple typically reaches a mature height of 30 feet and spread of 25 feet, but may be taller. Its star-shaped leaves turn under slightly at the edges, and turn muted yellow to orange in the fall that can be spectacular. Its crown is oval-shaped, with an upright/erect growth habit. This moderately drought-tolerant maple is a great street or shade tree.
‘Caddo’ maples, native to southwestern Oklahoma, are well-adapted to heat and drought, and resistant to leaf tatter and scortch common among many maples. The leaves are dark green, leathery, and deeply lobed.
CareProvide fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. After plant is established, it grows best in non-irrigated lawns and can tolerate drought conditions in late summer.
- Genus : Acer
- Plant Width : 15 to 30 feet
- Plant Height : 30 feet or more
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
- Moisture : Dry to Medium
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Uses : Shade
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Type : Trees