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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.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
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.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We guarantee your plants to be in excellent condition and arrive alive. If you have any problems with your order, please contact us via email (do not call us, email us with pictures) and state the problem and photos of the problem along with your order # to firstname.lastname@example.org within 24 hours of order receival. No exceptions to this warranty so please, if you have any problems, we must receive an email within 24 hours of delivery.
Silver Maple Seedlings is One of the Fastest Growing in the Maple Family
Silver Maple seedlings are also known as Acer Saccharinum. Hardy in planting zones 3-9. The growth rate is one of the fastest of the maple family. Silver Maple Seedlings can reach maturity 60-80 feet tall and 40-60 feet wide. These plant in wet areas where nothing else will live. The tree gets its name from the leaves; they are silvery-white on the backside during a light green on top. Silver Maple makes a beautiful shade tree and can cut cooling cost with its thick leaves. These leaves are anywhere from three to six inches wide and have five very separate lobes. Can live in the poorest of soils and can tolerate some periods of flooding.
Silver Maple Seedlings is a Prime Choice for Residential Landscape Shade
It’s fast-growing nature, and thick foliage makes it a prime choice for residential landscape shade. Broad, textured leaves of green tops and silver bottoms, combined with the tree’s brilliant fall foliage display also make it a popular choice for planting in home landscapes. The deciduous nature of the large tree blocks hot summer when while allowing the warm rays of winter sun to permeate the home landscape, both of which helps to lower home energy usage and costs. This fast-growing maple tree grows well in soggy soil, nutrient-depleted soil and in other conditions in which most other trees refuse to grow.
Mature Height: 50′-70’ft
Shape: Oval to round shape
Growth: Fast growing
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Does best in moist, well-drained soil but will adapt to poor soil
Botanical name: Acer saccharinum
Silver maples produce tiny greenish-yellow flowers in the early spring, which are quickly eclipsed by newly sprouting leaves. The fall foliage color keeps in line with its spring floral display and turns a brilliant yellow in autumn. Silver maples produce strong, thick limbs which lend themselves well to children’s swings and tree houses.