The Silver Maple Tree is a Very fast-growing tree. The silver maple is probably one of the most used trees in the landscape and in yards all over the United States. The main reasons are due to how quickly the grow, in fact one of the fastest growing trees that has a pretty long lifespan. The main downfall with a silver maple is they can be weak wooded so you want to make sure to not plant them near houses in case of storm damage to the tree. The silver maple can grow up to 4’ or more in a single year under optimal conditions! Leaves are green on top and silvery-white on the underside, shimmering and dancing in the breeze. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Because of a vigorous root system, plant 10' or more from sidewalks, drives, foundations, and sewer lines. Grows to 50' to 80' with spread 2/3 of height to wider than the tree is tall. This is known as one of the fastest-growing trees and it can get pretty large, makes a great shade tree quickly. The silver maple is also considered one of the easiest trees to grow and once established are hard to kill.
To follow with your state regulations, we can not ship this plant to: CA, AZ, ID, MT, NE, NV, OR, UT, WA, HI
Deliveries to ND, SD, MUST be shipped Bareroot.
average shipping height is 12” to 24”. We always send the tallest ones available that we have to you though. All of our trees ship Bareroot which means they will ship with no soil and no pot. This allows the plants to have a safer trip through the mail as well as to cut down on shipping costs majorly. The roots will be carefully removed from the pot they are growing in, and then wrapped in moist material with the roots sealed up to keep them moist during transit.
Name: Silver Maple Tree
Other Names: Acer saccharinum
Grow Zone: 3 to 9
Growth Speed: Fast
Light Requirements: Likes Full Sun
Average Full Grown Height: 50' to 80'
Average Full Grown Width: 35' to 50'
Deciduous (loses Leaves) Or Evergreen (Holds Foilage All Year): Deciduous
Average Lifespan: 130 years