Acer saccharum 'Caddo'
Caddo Sugar Maple is a native population of sugar maple found growing in Caddo County
in southwestern Oklahoma. The leaves are dark green, deeply lobed and leathery making
it more resistant to leaf tatter and scorch. Caddo Sugar Maple is also quite tolerant
of high pH soils, extreme heat and drought conditions commonly found in western Oklahoma.
It can reach 30’ to 50’ tall and is a beautiful medium to large shade tree. Fall color
is variable, but can range from yellow to golden yellow to orange and sometimes red;
cultivars selected for brilliant fall colors as well as outstanding performance are
Exposure: Full sun
Soil: Prefers well-drained soil; tolerant of dry and high pH soils Hardiness: USDA Zone 5-9