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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
|Ships November through April|
Maple trees can be grown in Hardy Zones 3 through 9
Bloom Season – Maple trees will start to bloom in March through June, depending on weather conditions.
Bloom Color – Usually green, yellow, orange, or red depending on the type of maple tree species.
Height at Maturity – A maple tree will grow to a size of 60 to 75’ with a spread of 40 to 50’ at maturity.
Soil Type Preferred – Maple trees prefer deep, well-drained fertile soil types that are acidic to slightly alkaline. The tree prefers moist soil conditions but has moderate to good tolerance to drought conditions. Do not plant them where salt can be a problem.
Sun or Shade – Maples prefer full sun or partial shade. They need a minimum of four hours of direct and unfiltered sunlight each day.
Maple trees are a beautiful tree for any landscape, and they make an excellent shade tree.
During the summer, their leaves are medium to dark green. They do best in colder climates. Maple trees do not do well in very hot or arid desert climates. They do require regular water from either sprinklers or rainfall.
Maple trees are known for their incredible display of fall leaf colors. During the fall, their leaves can turn to different shades of red, yellow, and orange. During the winter months, the leaves fall off until they bloom the following spring again.
There are about 125 different species of the maple tree. The most popular species being silver maple, red maple, sugar maple, and Norway maple. Some species of maple trees can live as long as 300 years. On average, they live for about 100 years. Maples are a hardy tree but can be susceptible to common pests like box elder bugs, aphids, and spider mites.