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Silver Maple Tree

Silver Maple Tree

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The Silver Maple is a rapid fast grower that is one of the most common in the United States. It commonly reaches a height of 50-80 feet and is found along waterways and wetlands. Leaves are green with a silvery underside which turn to a pale yellow in autumn. The bark is smooth and silvery gray during its youth, which switched to dark gray and shaggy as it matures.

Silver Maple Tree Grows Very Fast

The tree begins producing seeds at around 11 years. It has flowers which appear in dense clusters in early spring. The female flowers are red, while the male flowers are a yellow green. The fruit is a samara, 1 ¼ to 2 inches long which grows in pairs. They range in color from light brown to red and ripen between April through June. After maturity, the seeds are dispersed either by air or water. Because of its wide distribution, its early producing pollen may be important to pollen producing insects.

Wildlife Loves The Silver Maple Tree

This tree ranges from the eastern United States and Midwest but has shown tolerance to being cultivated in other climates if properly watered in extreme heat. Seedlings must be established with full sun, but then the tree grows best in partial shade. Today the wood can be used to make paper, furniture, musical instruments, and tool handles. The seeds are a sources for squirrels, chipmunk, and birds. The trunks also tend to develop cavities which provide shelter for birds and nesting mammals.

Info About The Silver Maple Tree

Silver Maple Tree Hardy Planting Zone- 4b – 9a,
Bloom Season (if any) – early spring
Bloom Color – Red or yellow-green
Height at Maturity – 50 to 80 feet
Soil Type Preferred – well-drained moist soils
Sun or Shade – partial shade

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Cliff Gray
Beautiful

A large spread just beautiful..

Thank you for the fantastic review Cliff! We loved being of service to you and hope we can assist you again soon.

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Miles Coop
Vibrant

A strong tree and a great spread. It was a good choice!

Larry, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback! We’re glad that you enjoyed your plants.