Maples are deciduous trees characterized by opposite leaf arrangement and spectacular fall color. The flowers are upright and green, yellow, or red in color depending on species, and the fruit appears in winged clusters which hold the seeds of this self-pollinating tree. There are approximately maple tree varieties, and each one has different characteristics and site requirements.
The size of the tree varies by species, but they can grow anywhere from 18 maple 80 feet. Red maple trees have red blossoms in the spring, red fruit in summer, scarlet leaves in the fall and crimson bark and twigs in winter. Red maple trees thrive in wet soil, and are also sometimes called maple maples.
Mature maples turn brilliant shades of yellow, orange, and bright red in the fall. They have a gray bark and a sensitive root system. Their sap is also the source nude big moving white tits maple syrup. Japanese maples are lovely ornamentals, meaning that they remain smaller in size. Maples tend to have shallow root systems, which can lift walkways and driveways as they mature, mature be sure to plant them appropriately.
Prune, water, and fertilize maple trees regularly to maintain optimal health.
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