Maple Trees (Aceracae species) – Plant Profile and Trees For Sale
Maple trees come in a wide range of types or forms from smaller growing dwarf species to large trees. Maple trees are used widely in landscape works as well as in the home garden. Nearly all maple trees are deciduous and are generally a fairly hardy long lived tree. Generally Maple trees prefer a humus rich moist but well drained soil. Maple trees prefer a temperate climate and are readily available for sale as both bare rooted trees (during winter) and as potted plants.
Maples Trees :: Plant Profile and Growing Hints
Japanese Maples – Acer Palmatum and Acer Japonica species are dealt with separately on our Japanese Maple Page. Look for a humus rich moist but well drained soil in a positions with some protection from hot afternoon sun and drying winds if possible.
Maple trees are generally planted as shade trees, in street plantings or as ornamental trees and are well known for fantastic Autumn color. They are also used for timber (furniture) making Maple Syrup (Acer saccharum) and the timber of Maple Trees is sometimes burnt to make a high quality charcoal.
Maple Tree Species include:
- Acer cappadocicum Aureum
- Acer circinatum Monroe (Vine Maple)
- Acer crataegifolium Veitchii
- Acer carpinifolium (Hornbeam Maple)
- Acer elegantulum
- Acer ‘Esk Flamingo’ (Snakebark Maple)
- Acer fabri
- Acer griseum (Paperbark Maple)
- Acer laevigatum (Nepal Maple)
- Acer mandshuricum (Manchurian Maple)
- Acer maximowiczianum (Nikko Maple)
- Acer negundo (Boxelder)
- Acer palmatum (see Japanese Maple Page)
- Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’ (Globe Norway Maple)
- Acer platanoides ( ‘Crimson Sentry’ Norway Maple )
- Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King ‘Norway Maple’ )
- Acer pseudoplatanus (Sycamore Maple)
- Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple think Maple Syrup)
- Acer rubescens Summer Surprise (Snake Bark Maple)
- Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Red’
- Acer rubrum ‘Scanlon’
- Acer triflorum (Three – flowered Maple)
Links and Resources
- Japanese Maple Tree Information
- Japanese Maple Trees in the USA
- Japanese Maple Trees in the UK
Maple Trees are available for sale from the following participating growers and nurseries
WINTER HILL TREE FARM Ph: 02 4878 9193 Fax: 02 4878 9109
NSW Southern Highlands
Retail & Wholesale. Advanced trees & hedging. Grown in pots for year-round planting. 45 litre - 1000 litre available. Great range. Great Quality. Delivery available.
Wide range of advanced Deciduous & Evergreen trees to 3m. Including : Beeches, Casuarinas, Maples, Oaks, Ginkgo, Magnolia, Pyrus, Nothofagus, Araucarias and Buchan Wattle and Conifers. Servicing VIC, NSW, & SA.
Online discount Tree & Plant nursery - selling direct to public at wholesale prices. Growers of quality advanced & semi advanced ornamental trees & plants. Personally & professionally delivered to your door. Order online or call
Mob: 0421 821 307 Fax: 03 9752 0976
Quality grafted Japanese Maples. Largest range in Australia. Supplying Landscapers and Retail Nurseries. Strictly Wholesale. All states except WA.
1870 Myers Creek Rd, Toolangi VIC 3777
Est. in 1994, we offer over 30 Varieties of quality 2nd year grafted Japanese Maples (Acer palmatum) available for mail order.
'Justly famous for rare and unusual plants' Don Teese
34 Mt Pleasant Rd Monbulk VIC 3793
55 McDougal Rd Neerim South Victoria 3831 PH: (03) 56281507
Advanced ornamental trees and garden designs and concept plans. Direct to your property combined with specialist knowledge and outstanding service.
CNR Sherbrooke & Mt Dandenong Tourist Rds Ferny Creek. VIC 3786
Conifers, Magnolias, Maples, Dogwoods and Buxus.
470 Monbulk-Silvan Road Monbulk VIC 3793
"Guaranteed mail order flowering bulbs, perennials, roses, trees, landscaping plants, garden accessories and community fundraising Austra lia-wide."
355 Pini Lane Mudgegonga VIC 3737
Est. 1981.Retail & mail-order suppliers of hardy, bare root trees, from June to late September. We service VIC, NSW, QLD, & SA.
NATIONWIDE TREES P/L – phone: 03 56289554
3590 Yarra Junction – Noojee Rd Piedmont Vic 3833
Nationwide Trees supplies a broad range of deciduous tree seedlings, rootstocks and some conifers to the nursery industry, landscap ers, local authorities, farm foresters, planting contractors and consultants.
HEDLEN ADVANCED LANDSCAPE PLANTS – phone: 0418398540
25 Morell St Mornington Vic 3931
Complete service ,supply plant guarantee advanced tree s 3/6m high ,screen,hedge,specimen native exotic landscape & retail customer, Japanese maples camilia magnolia pittosporum conifer & others
MESARA TREE FARM – phone 02 4887 1284
George Emery Lane Glenquarry NSW 2576
Semi Advanced exotic trees. Wholesale direct. Contract growing. Include: Plane, Birch, Nyssa, Magnolia,Cypress, Linden, Hornbeam, Manchurian Pear, Maple and more.