Silver Maple – Acer Saccharinum

All pricing and availability are subject to change

1 gallon – $7
5 gallon – $20
15 gallon – $50
24″ box – $200


Details and Care Information:

Sunset Zones: 1-9, 12, 14-24
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
pH Range: Acidic to Slightly Alkaline
Soil: Clay, Loam, or Sand Texture
Drought Tolerance: Can tolerate small amounts of drought once established.
Growth Rate:  36” or more per year
Growth Habit: Rounded
Height: 40-100ft.
Width: 50ft.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous
Longevity: 50 to 150 years
Litter Issue: Winged Seeds in Spring
Pests and Diseases: Susceptible to Aphids, Beetle Borers and Scales, Armillaria, Phytophthora, Root Rot, Sooty Mold and Verticillium Wilt.
Branch Strength: Medium Weak
Root Damage Potential: High
Suckering Potential: Low
Special Care:  Planting at least 25ft. from sidewalks, septic lines, buildings, and power lines to avoid damage from roots. Planting farther away is better to avoid planting a problem.
Pruning Advice: To maintain a strong branch structure prune branches that have a very narrow angle to the trunk as this creates a weak branch that can eventually become a problem. 
Watering Advice: Regular water that you might get in a lawn is what is recommended for this tree as it doesn’t handle drought very well. 
Microclimate: Prefers a wind sheltered spot in the desert, but not completely necessary. – What is a Microclimate?

Silver Maple