‘Sweet Shadow’ Sugar Maple
A Hidden Treasure of the Arboretum
‘Sweet Shadow’ is a beautiful, deeply lobed cultivar of the sugar maple, Acer saccharum. In October, it boasts gorgeous, gold-colored fall foliage. We have two specimens in the Arboretum, just south of the Viburnum Collection. In the latest edition of the Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin, garden writer Daniel Mount profiles the trees and provides directions on how to find them. Read the full article.