This is a wonderful addition to our yard. Looks great where I planted it.
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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
It is native to just about everywhere east of the Mississippi River, from the Florida panhandle into Canada. The Silver Maple is one of the fastest-growing deciduous shade trees available and is a frequent purchase for residential and commercial landscaping. The familiar five-prong leaves easily identify the Silver Maple with broad, angular notches in between.
Silver Maple Tree is distinguished from other Maple trees by the slight silver coloration on the underside of the leaves and the bark on the trunk.
With the slightest bit of wind, the tree will appear to glimmer in the sun from this unique coloration.
Silver Maples produce clumps of leaves that can be red, yellow, or green and provide a colorful assortment in the spring. The Silver Maple is relatively tolerant of soil types but prefers fertile, moist soil that is slightly acidic. Silver Maples are also resistant to drought and flooding once they establish a robust root system.
Each seed is accompanied by a pair of three-inch wings that provide a means of propagation. Like other Maple trees, the Silver Maple tree’s sap is a highly sought commodity and is recognized as sweeter than that of different Maple varieties. Its acceptance of various soil types, fast growth, and desirable sap has made the Silver Maple a staple yard tree for hundreds of years.