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Sugar Maple

All-Time Customer Favorite

Long-lived hardwood casts shade in spring and summer; rich crimson and gold fall foliage. Grows 60-75 ft. tall with a symmetrical shape. Sap is used for syrup. Does sweet things for your yard, too!

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

  • 08769
  • 3'-4' bareroot
  • $19.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Acer saccharum
  • Height: 60 - 75 feet.
  • Spacing: 75 feet.
  • Depth: Same depth as previously planted.
  • Spread: 60 - 75 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Color: Greenish-yellow foliage.
  • Foliage: Medium green foliage turning to golden, orange and red in Fall.
  • Blooms: April, before leaves appear.
  • Fruit: Samara 1 - 1.5 inches long.
  • Zone: 3 - 8 (-30° F.).
  • Form: Deciduous, perennial.
  • Flower Form: Insignificant.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist, fertile, slightly acidic soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow growth rate. 6 to 12 inches per year.
  • Pruning: Prune in late Summer if needed.
  • Size: 1/4 inch.
  • Comments: If soil is heavy, mix with peat moss, dehydrated cow manure, or compost. Hold plant in hole with previous planting stain at ground level. Spread roots, add soil to fill 1/2 way, compact soil, complete fillling, compact soil, water well. Commonly lives 75 - 100 years. Medium to dark green leaves in Summer. Yellow, orange and red tones in Fall. Bark is dark gray-black with age. Water deeply once per week to keep the tree at it's best. Feed yearly with a commercial 10-10-10 fertilizer according to directions. One of the most popular lawn and road specimen trees due to it's habit and Fall color. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, CT, GU, HI, PR.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE Fruit Trees
1A-4A 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
4B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
5A 3/18/19 - 6/7/19
5B 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
6A 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
7A 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
7B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
8A & B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
9A & B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
Last Order Date 6/4/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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