This sale is for 10 hand-sorted seeds. Please check our store for more seeds or ask for a different quantity.
Genus - Acer
Species - Saccharum
Common name - Sugar Maple Southern
Other names - Rock Maple, Hard Maple
Pre-Treatment - Required
Hardiness zones - 5 - 8
Height - 60'-120' / 18.3m - 39m
Spread - 40'-80' / 12.2m - 24m
Plant type - Large Tree
Vegetation type - Deciduous
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Shade
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral
Soil type - Clay, Loam, Sand, Well Drained
Water requirements - Average water needs. Water regularly, do not over water
Care level - Easy
Landscape uses - Feature Plant, Shade Trees
Germination rate - 78%
Leaf / Flower color - Green, Dark green / Chartreuse
Plant growth rate - Medium
The great American sugar maple is a beautiful deciduous tree that offers some of the prettiest fall color of all maples. It is widely distributed from the northerly reaches of eastern Canada down to Georgia and Louisiana, so there is a lot of variability in hardiness and the trees are well-adapted to many growing situations; though in the wild they tend to be upland trees. Sugar maple seedlings are also surprisingly shade-tolerant and will grow fairly vigorously in the forest understory.Sugar maple is an upright deciduous shade tree with an oval to rounded canopy. In early spring it puts forth inconspicuous clusters of chartreuse flowers that develop into helicopter-like fruits called samaras. Its medium to dark green summer foliage gives way to spectacular hues of red, pink, orange and golden yellow in the fall. A well-colored sugar maple has the sunny hues of a summer peach. There are many cultivars that vary in size, form and fall color.In addition to beauty, these trees offer a sweet treat that’s a true American favorite, maple sugar and syrup. Sugar maples are the best maples for syrup, as their name would suggest. In late winter to early spring the trees are tapped as soon as temperatures begin to warm and the watery slightly sweet sap starts to flow. The sap is collected in buckets and taken to a sugar house where it is cooked down, or reduced, until thick, syrupy and super sweet.Sugar maples develop the best crown growth in full to partial sun and tolerate a wide range of soil types so long as they are well-drained. They are not as adapted to stressful urban conditions as other maples but will fare well in city yards and parks with ample space for root growth. Soil compaction and root confinement can lead to leaf scorch, leaf drop or stunted, non-uniform growth. (source: learn2grow.com)
WE ALWAYS INCLUDE PRINTED GERMINATION INSTRUCTIONS
E X T R A S E E D S
Yes, the ( + ) sign in the title does always mean the extra seeds for you.
Additional amount depends on the size of seed and the total amount of seeds purchased and might be more than 5-20%. Please note - it is the GIFT for our buyer. The specific amount is not guaranteed but we will do the best to make you happy.
NOTE: the extra seeds will not be included with the seeds listed WITHOUT ( + ) MARK in its title!
P A C K I N G
The uniform seeds are packed in one plastic bags unless otherwise requested by the buyer.
The seeds are securely packed in plastic labeled bags. You will get every seed with printed germination instruction included. You will found the link to access the extended PDF version online as well.
You will receive:
1. Seeds packed in plastic labeled bags
2. Printed germination instructions
S H I P P I N G
We will ship from FLORIDA (UNITED STATES) or LITHUANIA (EUROPEAN UNION) on the same or next business day after payment cleared by USPS First Class Mail in airtight bags and secured bubble padded or selected at our discretion envelopes to ensure safe delivery of seeds, with the propagation and printed germination instructions. But you should check additional Internet resources for proper germination methods.
Delivery time depends on your location (we always ship on the same or next business day after cleared payment):
a) European Union - 3-10 days
b) Other countries around the world - 10-30 days
We are not responsible for packages that are lost due to an incorrect shipping address (!!!) To ensure the secure delivery, please ensure your shipping address is correct.
I N T E R N A T I O N A L B U Y E R S - P L E A S E N O T E:
All possible import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying.