The Sugar Maple Tree is said to be one of the finest autumn-coloring trees in North America. It develops orange, gold, scarlet, and apricot tinted leaves that defy the description. Sugar Maple can reach up to a height of 45 feet and a spread of 40 feet. This tree requires little pruning and is resistant to breakage. The Sugar Maple will grow in full sun or partial shade and prefers a well drained soil.