Scarlet Red Maple Tree

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  • 5
    Scarlet Red Maple Tree

    Posted by David Coffelt on 29th Aug 2019

    This is a wonderful addition to our yard. Looks great where I planted it.

  • 5
    Packaged Well

    Posted by Caroline Duran on 15th Mar 2018

    This was a very good packaging system they have, I feel like everything is just how it needs to be. They fix it just right for the plant, and easy for us to open.

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Shipping Information

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.


Scarlet Red Maple Tree is a Very Fast Growing tree

It is drought resistant, fast growing and requires petite care. It is also resistant to most disease and pests. In spring and summer, the foliage is a beautiful green, and it is ideal for shade. In the colder months, the leaves will turn a brilliant, dark reddish color that will stand out. It produces a seed that squirrels and birds seem to enjoy.

Scarlet Red Maple Tree Makes for an Ornamental Tree or Shrub

A mature Scarlet Red Maple Tree, commonly found in zones 3-9, grows to a height of 30-50 feet, a spread of 25-35 feet and is located in soil conditions ranging from arid to moist, but not alkaline. While this maple is one of the most widespread deciduous trees in America, an autumn walk, especially in New England, is going to reveal an encounter with a sea of colors - the Scarlet Red Maple undoubtedly being among them. While true to its name, this tree is known as much for its scarlet display as for its softer, deeper reds. All parts of this peacock show off varying hues of red, except for the trunk, which is a light gray that darkens with maturity.

Scarlet Red Maple Tree makes a lovely shade tree

However it should be noted that the roots can grow far, deep and wide, so proximity to sidewalks and driveways should be avoided. Power lines may also create a conflict with the height of the tree. That being said, in the wild, it is often found accenting the curves of a country road. Since it tends to mesh well into the landscape, surrounding it with trees of varying densities tends to harmonize the look and feel of the arrangement.

As Scarlet Red Maple Tree grows at a medium rate, Scarlet Red will usually live to 90 but may see the age of 150, which by most standards is considered a short to medium-lived age for a tree. It has a high canopy that usually begins at or above 6 feet from the ground when mature. The leaves distinguish themselves from other varieties of this maple as they are typically 5-10cm long and full with a serrated margin, and are toxic to horses. The seeds are abundant, colloquially known as “helicopter seeds” because of the way they flutter to the ground. They ripen between April and the beginning of June, even before the leaf has reached maturity. While the Scarlet Red Maple is somewhat adaptable to environmental pollution, it will thrive in the country and tolerate an urban landscape.

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