Maple Trees

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Latin Name- Acer Rubrum Hardy Planting Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 40-90 Width- 15-25 Sun or Shade- Prefers Partial Shade
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Maple - Acer

Maple tree or Acer was initially found in Asia but has made its way to North America, and is now found all over the 50 states. There are over 128 individual species of Maple. They can easily survive drought, floods, snow, ice, and high winds. Maple trees are a long-lived tree, easily living up to 200 years or more. These trees are favored by landscapers and gardeners as they require very little maintenance and are drought resistant. They also add a gorgeous splash of color in the fall when the leaves change to brilliant colors. They have the bonus of created vast amounts of shade to your yard. Depending on the type of Maple, the leaves come in dark or light green, red, yellow, or orange hues. The leaves on a Maple tree are distinctive, having three, five, or seven lobes and ranging in a multitude of colors. All Maples have a fruit called samaras. The samaras are winged seeds that fall and twirl to the ground once they ripen. Maple trees do best in loose, sandy, moist soil. The soil has to be loose to give the Maple room to grow its roots deep to anchor the tree. These trees attract a multitude of birds and squirrels or chipmunks who like to play in the tree's branches. This tree is an asset to any yard, and will only add appeal. These gorgeous trees are shipped to the consumer in their bare root form, so they arrive in the best condition possible.