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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|
Hardy Planting Zone- Typically the best areas are zones 3-9
Bloom Season - Most red maples will bloom as early as February but are known to bloom through April as well.
Bloom Color - Colors range from the brilliant red to orange and yellows.
Height at Maturity - The average height can range between 40-60 feet while a native grown maple can reach heights of 100 feet.
Soil Type Preferred- Wet soils. Rich, acidic, and well-drained. However, it can adapt to most any soils.
Sun or Shade - Full sun preferred. Partial shade, okay.
The red maple tree creates a picturesque autumn coloring filled with bright fall leaves while in the winter and spring produce lovely red clusters of flowers.
This fast-growing and easily managed tree is perfect for landscapers of all skill levels.
With a medium to a fast rate of growth and adaptability to many soil types, a red maple tree is a great option for those looking to bring their landscapes to life quickly.
While the red maple can easily be planted during any season, as long as the ground isn't frozen, the best recommended season to plant is fall. During seeding, the red maple produces twin seeds bound at the tips that when falling from the tree create a helicopter-type descent.
The red maple is a popular tree in North America can be easily found at most local garden centers. Check out your local nursery and look for the iconic red leaves or ask for a red maple to transplant and grow right away. No matter the environment it has grown in, a red maple will adapt and adjust to drought and floods and can live for upwards of eighty years or more making it a long-lasting addition to any yard, park, or public outdoor areas.