Caddo Maple (Acer saccharum 'Caddo')
A sub-species of Sugar Maple that is adapted to dry summers and alkaline soils. Thick, medium green, leathery, slightly smaller leaves. Autumn color ranges from yellow and orange to deep red and scarlet. Caddo maples are native to southwestern Oklahoma, are well-adapted to heat and drought, and resistant to leaf tatter and scorch common among many maples. Height of 50-60’ spread of 25’-35’. Cold hardy to U.S.D.A. Zone 7.