Acer saccharinum 'Silver Queen'

Silver Maple

Acer saccharinum 'Silver Queen' - Silver Queen Silver Maple

Tips for Homeowners:

Important to remove sprouts that occur at the trunk base, plus any dead wood. Subject to iron chlorosis in alkaline soils.

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'Silver Queen' is an improved variety with a stronger, upright habit and is nearly seedless or completely seedless. Also the fall color is a better and brighter yellow.

  • Fast growing with a wonderful oval-shaped habit
  • Excellent bright yellow fall color
  • Seedless variety

Best planted in areas where there is lots of room to grow.

Height: 40-50 ft
Spread: 30-40 ft
Zone: 3-9
Color: Green

Interesting Notes about Silver Maple:

Silver Maple is suited as a tree for growing in adverse soil and moisture conditions.  This tree tolerates both drought and wet soils conditions and adapts where other strong wooded trees cannot grow.  These same attributes do present issues with aggressive root system plus the wood is easily damaged in high winds that causes limb litter.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Great Foliage
  • Fall Color
  • Focal Point
  • Low Maintenance
  • Specimen

Foliage Color:

  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Green


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water