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Buy Silver Maple - $14.45

Height : 50-70 feet
Spread : 40-60 feet
Form : Upright, oval, open
Growth : Rapid
Sun : Full Sun - Partial Sun
Water : Widely adaptable
Soil Type : Widely adaptable
Flower Color : Greenish yellow
Foliage Color : Green, silvery under
Fall Color : Yellow/Orange
Zones : 3 - 9

The Silver Maple tree, Acer Saccharinum, is a medium to large fast growing tree.

The Silver Maple is ideal for most sites even wet or bottomland sites where a large tree is needed. The Silver Maple can easily recover from extended periods of flooding. It is one of the best trees for poor soil and also transplants very easily.

The wood of this maple tree is soft and can be damaged by severe winds or ice storms. The Silver Maple is often used in residential areas for shade because of its thick foliage, fast growth and large size.

This deciduous maple tree provides very dense shade. Fall color is a golden yellow. The Silver Maple's Fall Color is more yellow with some orange. Fall color is classed as medium.

Main reason to plant: Very fast growth and large tree size.


Buy October Glory Red Maple - $39.95


Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
Height : 25-50 feet
Spread : 25-35 feet
Form : Broad round
Growth : Rapid
Sun : Full Sun - Partial Sun
Water : Drought tolerant
Soil : Widely adaptable
Flower Color : Small red
Foliage Color : Green
Fall Color : Red, orange, yellow
Zones : 5 - 8

The October Glory Red Maple tree, Acer rubrum 'October Glory', is one of the best and most popular of the Red Maple cultivars.

October Glory Red Maple trees are excellent for intense fall color and have a medium to fast growth rate. In the spring, red flowers in dense clusters form before the leaves.

It tends to hold its lustrous dark green leaves late into fall. The intensity of the brilliant orange to red fall color is worth the wait. October Glory Red Maple trees have a dense oblong head with dark green foliage.

Main reason to plant: One of the best Maple Trees for Fall Color


Buy Red Sunset Maple - $39.95
The Red Sunset« Red Maple tree, Acer Rubrum Red Sunset, is considered one of the best trees for early fall color! This is a large deciduous tree that has pyramidal form when young becoming rounded with age. Species name of rubrum (meaning red) is everywhere in evidence: red flowers in dense clusters in late March to early April (before the leaves appear), red fruit (reddish two-winged samara), reddish stems and twigs. The Red Sunset« is one of the best red maple cultivars available in commerce, with outstanding orange to red fall color.

Buy Autumn Blaze« Red Maple - $37.95
The Autumn Blaze Red Maple, Acer fremanii, 'Autumn Blaze', is an extremely fast-growing maple with brilliant red fall color. Under good conditions it can grow 3ft. or more per year. It is tolerant of clay soils and droughty conditions. This deciduous tree develops a dense oval head with strong branching which makes it a popular shade tree as well as an ornamental tree. This tree will grow in a wide range of climates from Michigan to Central Florida.

Buy Sugar Maple - $20.95
The Sugar Maple tree, Acer Saccharum, is one of our most majestic deciduous trees. It is excellent for large shade or lawn locations. The Sugar Maple has a dense crown with glossy dark green, heavily waxed leaves. It is one of our best trees for fall color when leaves turn brilliant red or yellow-orange. The sap of the Sugar Maple is often collected in the spring to make many flavorful confections. Does not do well in restricted root zone. It has majestic, brilliant fall color and dense shade.

Buy Red Maple - $13.45
The Red Maple tree, Acer rubrum, is a deciduous tree which will typically grow 40-60' tall with a rounded to oval crown. In northern states, red maple usually occurs in wet bottomland, river flood plains, and wet woods, but in the south, it typically frequents drier, rocky upland areas. Leaves are shiny green above and pale green beneath, 3-5 lobed and 3-6" across. Sap of this tree can be used to make a maple syrup that is inferior in quality to syrups made from the sugar maple.

Buy Flame Amur Maple - $23.95
The Flame Amur Maple tree, Acer ginnala, is usually a multi-stemmed tree, noted for its fiery-red autumn color. Its summer color is green, but is mixed with bright red samaras or 'helicopters' in mid summer. Flame Amur Maple trees are extremely hardy and drought resistant once established. They make an excellent screen or hedge. They leaf out early and cast dense shade. It is a vigorous grower that is very tolerant of temperature extremes.

Buy Autumn Flame Red Maple - $39.95
The Autumn Flame« Red Maple tree, Acer rubrum, 'Autumn Flame', is a fast growing tree that is also one of the first trees to show fall color. The Autumn Flame« Red Maple has scarlet/green leaves which make for gorgeous fall color. This deciduous trees leaves will always contain a hint of scarlet. The branches develop low and form a dense, narrow crown. It is not tolerant of drought or very hot dry weather. This tree is a large tree that can achieve a trunk size of three to five feet in diameter.

Buy Shantung Maple - $24.95
The Shantung Maple, 'Acer truncatum', is an outstanding small tree. It has glossy, dark green star shaped foliage that remains in good condition throughout the season. It develops good fall color ranging from clear yellow to reddish purple. Its quality and adaptability make it worth growing. It is an excellent tree for small lawns and street tree use. It does well in full sun and in general seems to be quite adaptable. Native of northern China but has a very large native range. It tolerates heat and alkaline soils.

Buy Japanese Red Maple - $24.95
The Japanese Red Maple tree, Acer Palmatum Autropurpeum, is by far, one of the most popular ornamental plants in the plant kingdom. This small deciduous tree is a very showy, versatile species. Japanese Red Maple trees are used as a single specimen or in borders or groupings. The leaves are reddish-purple in spring and again in fall. The Japanese Red Maple tree is used to create a unique bonsai tree. The classic Japanese maple has red-purple leaves which turn a brilliant red in autumn.

Buy Tatarian Maple - $24.95
The Tatarian Maple, Acer tataricum', is quite similar to Amur Maple and the two species readily hybridize when grown together. Tatarian Maple grows slightly larger and is naturally more tree like in growth habit. The Tatarian Maples are slightly larger and usually develop a good red coloration when maturing. Fall color is usually yellow to reddish brown. A good tree for planters or patios. It has excellent small tree form and good foliage quality.

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