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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Sugar Maple Tree Seeds
There are billions of tree types in the botanical world. Due to the vast number, they have broadly been categorized depending on their features.
One of the most impressive and loved sugar trees is the sugar maple tree. So, if you are planting a tree, why not go for a sugar maple tree?
The maple tree is among some of the most loved trees in the USA. Today, this tree represents four states, including New York, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Virginia. As if that's not enough, the maple tree is Canada's national tree.
What makes the maple tree loved by many? Apart from its much-coveted sweet syrup, the maple tree also has a significant lumber value. Apart from the commercial value, the maple tree has a beautiful look, making it an attractive addition to a garden.
Maple Tree Facts
You probably know about the maple tree as a plant that produces syrup. However, what else do you know about this tree?
The maple tree is a Native American tree that was used regularly by Native Americans well before the colonialists began maple tree farming. The natives used the indigenous tree for its sweet syrup, which was used for bartering purposes.
Even so, the maple tree is lovely in its own rights. The majestic tree boasts of a dense crown that grows in an oval shape. This makes it an excellent tree to offer you the much-needed shade during summer. Apart from the overall shape, the tree grows with dark green leaves that have five identical lobes.
To make it beautiful, the tree is adorned with small flowers that are always green. The flowers grow in clusters and always seem to hang downwards from the delicate stems. Like any other trees with flowers, the maple tree flowers in mid-April to late May.
When it comes to hardiness zones, you can always expect the maple tree to do well in zones 3-8.
The sugar maple tree can grow to a height between 60 feet to a maximum of 70 feet.
When it comes to width, the male tree can spread to width if 40 get to 50 feet on maturity.
It's essential to consider the type of soil to grow the tree. The soil should not only be well-drained but deep as well. Apart from that, the maple tree performs best when grown on slightly alkaline to acidic soil.
Between April and May, the flowers produce seeds that mature during Autumn. At the same time, the majestic tree gives an impressive fall show with its leaves turning to bright shades of red and orange.
Growing a Sugar Maple Tree
Just like any other tree, the maple tree needs defined conditions for optimum growth. When it comes to growing one, ensure to select a site that has a full blare of the sun.
However, if you cannot get the desires site, it's worth noting that the maple tree can also do well in partial sunlight. Nonetheless, the tree should be able to shine on the tree for at least four hours daily.