(Red Maple, Tricolored Red Maple)
Bearing showy foliage from spring to fall, 'Snow Fire' is a shrubby, slow-growing selection of one of the most widespread North American maples. Its three-lobed or weakly five-lobed leaves emerge brilliant rose-pink and mature to medium-green with white blotching. The foliage turns yellow or red in fall.
This deciduous large shrub or small tree is adapted to a wide range of soils and topographies. It best in locations with full to part sun and makes a colorful accent for lawns and mixed borders...
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(Northern Red Maple, Red Maple)
A selection of red maple, which is is native to eastern North American, 'Sun Valley' is a strong- growing deciduous tree notable for brilliant, long-lasting scarlet fall foliage. The canopy of 'Sun Valley' is oval and the leaves are green with three to five lobes and lovely red petioles (leaf stems). The leaves turn bright red in autumn and often deepen to dark red. In spring, the tree produces small, red flowers in abundant clusters. All flowers are male and thus result in no seed production. The...
(Blair Silver Maple, Silver Maple)
Blair silver maple is a fast growing, large open shade tree that originates from eastern North America. Its medium green leaves have silver undersides and change to a clean yellow in fall. Unlike wild-type silver maples, this selection has a stronger branching habit and is less prone to storm damage. Adaptable to a variety of soils, Blair silver maple prefers sites with full sun and well-drained soil but is also tolerant of poorly drained soil. Plant as a shade or street tree.
(Silver Maple, Silver Queen Silver Maple)
Silver queen silver maple is a fast growing large, open, shade tree with an upright habit that originates from eastern North America. Its medium green leaves have gray-green undersides and change to yellow in fall. This is a seedless selection, so it is less messy and will not seed in. Though adaptable to a variety of soils, this tree tends to be weak-wooded and may be subject to damage during storms. Silver maple is most commonly planted as a shade tree in large open areas.