chicagoland grows® Plant Introduction Program

Crescendo™ Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum ‘Morton’
(formerly listed as A. nigrum ‘Morton’)



Selected from the collections of the Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois, for its excellent drought tolerance, durable dark green foliage, and outstanding orange-red fall color. The parent tree last measured 30' in height with an equal spread. Zones 4-8.

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