Silver Maple


Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) is a fast-growing deciduous tree, celebrated for its shimmering silver undersides. Its lobed leaves dance in the wind, reflecting sunlight in a mesmerizing display. In early spring, delicate red flowers bloom, paving the way for winged seeds. Adapting to a range of soil types, it’s a popular choice for urban and suburban settings. The Silver Maple is not just a tree; it’s a living piece of art, enhancing any space with its elegance.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 3-9
Soil pH: 4.0-7.0
Soil Type: Well-drained, moist, acidic
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 50-80′ tall, 35-50′ wide
Plant Spacing: 35-50′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Bloom Time: February-April
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow

Fruit Characteristics

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Lifespan: 30-50 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Eastern North America
Nitrogen Fixing: No