The maple is a deciduous tree of the maple family
which grows in North America, Asia, Europe, and North Africa.
The maple trees which grow in the U.S.
and Canada are the sugar maple and the large-leaf maple.
They may reach up to 30~35 meters in height and produce
their famous leaves during summer.
These North American maple trees are often planted
for shade, yet within the broad-leaved tree timber industry,
maple trees are listed as the third highest ranking timber
produced for use in flooring, furniture, and other wooden
products. In addition, the sugar maple tree supplies
As explained above, the maple is very familiar among
North Americans, especially in Canada, where the leaf is
the symbol of the country.
We chose the leaf of the maple as the symbol for our clinic
because of its sense of stability and the peacefulness
it brings to all people.