Full sun to light shade; prefers slightly moist, slightly acid soils; tolerates drought as well as poorly drained sites.
Insect Relative Damage
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Cottony maple scale, maple bladder gall (common but not serious), anthracnose (occasionally) and Verticillium wilt .
When planted in alkaline soils, this tree may exhibit chlorosis (yellowing leaves) due to a manganese deficiency. Excessively vigorous root system can clog sewer pipes and break sidewalks. This species grows quickly which leads to weak wood that is prone to storm damage.