Height: The Sugar Maple can reach about 50-70 feet in the forest where it is damp and moist. It can be 20-30 inches in diameter.
Soil: This tree needs a lot of space for its roots to grow.
Bark: The bark is gray when young and darker gray when older.
Leaves: The leaves are very green in the summer, and red and yellow in the fall. They can be 8-15cm long .
Seeds: The seeds look like helicopters. You can find them in the spring.
Wood: The Sugar Maple wood can be used for canoe paddles, fuel, furniture, railroad ties, and maybe even fire wood to keep warm.