Silver maple

Acer saccharinum (Jardines de Cecilio Rodríguez, in Parque del Retiro)

This specimen can be found to the north of these gardens, near the Fuente de la Gaviota or the Fountain of the Seagull. It reaches a height of twenty metres and features the habitual spherical crown of the maples (a diameter of fifteen and a half metres). Its trunk ramifies from a height of one metre twenty-five into four large main trunks.

Silver maple photograph

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