- Japanese maples can be trained into various shapes, left to grow on their own, or any combination in between, and do well inside containers.
- They prefer rich, well-drained soil and partially shady locations.
- The majestic Norway maple is frequently planted along city streets, as shade trees in front of homes, and in parks nationwide.
- They're very drought tolerant.
- The native and deciduous sugar maple is responsible for the production of mouth-watering maple syrup, with leaves turning spectacular shades of bright orange, yellow and red.
- It grows best in full to partial sun and in a variety of well-drained soils, but requires frequent water especially during hot and dry weather.
- Silver maples have long, delicate leaves somewhat reminiscent of a willow, but with the characteristic five-points that mark the maple tree.
- This is a maple that needs moist soil and tolerates flood prone areas and is suitable growing near a creek or pond.