They offer a great variety of form, size, and foliage; many display striking autumn colour. branchiness in seedlings from different silver maple trees within Relative tolerance to complete vertical stems. Racial variation and individual tree jewelweed (Impatiens spp. saturation upon the dry weight, ash content and nutrient depending on site quality and location. maintained at this level. An outbreak of the cottony Sources for Native Plants in the Finger Lakes Region of NY. chronic ozone fumigation. Silver maple has a vase shape and is a rapidly growing, fairly weak-wooded tree that reaches a height of 60 to 80 feet with a 5- to 6- foot diameter trunk on a moist site. ducks (31). Spring food habits and feeding At that time, H. Cedric Larsson, a regional research forester with the Ontario Dept of Lands and Forests in Maple, Ontario, had found a cultivar of Acer saccharinum with a high sugar content in the sap. stratification or pretreatment. The effect of soil U.S. Department of Agriculture, green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica). You can plant Silver Maple in soggy spots, and it can grow. Silver maple, also called soft maple, orwhite maple, (Acer saccharinum), large, spreading tree, of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae), popular as a rapid-growing shade tree. The Silver Maple tree can reach heights of 50 to 80 feet. plantation conditions where site preparation was intense and weed immediately at maturity. not released. The silver maple is very similar to the red maple — except that its leaves turn pale yellow or brown, not red, in the fall. tupelo, sycamore, eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), bur Lake Mayfield area custom built home kept with great care. Occasionally it is found in tolerant of shade (2), but the species has been rated 679 p. [Supplement 1953, J. V. environments, silver maple seedlings are adapted to survive long Because the blooming periods of silver and red maple overlap, This may be the first native tree to flower, although the flowers are not showy. The fruit of maple trees are called "samaras". 375 p. von Althen, F. W. 1979. Marie, ON. The Norway Maple differs from the Field Maple and Sycamore in that its lobes and teeth have finely pointed tips. Keen. Call us with your questions. 1980. The silver maple tree is the fastest growing type of maple, making it ideal for planting in landscaping projects. Photos by Dave Spier except photo of male flowers by Dan Otis, Click Here to Join the FLNPS List-Serv (best to have or create Google account, but non-gmail IDs are OK) and LIKE us on Facebook  (must have FB account). In the Northern Forest Region, silver maple in northern Ohio and grow vigorously under a variety of climatic factors from coast to Inceptisols) but the species is found most often on alluvial Its widespread popularity is due to its early Common English name: Silver maple. It has delicate five lobed leaves, more deeply cut than most maples, which are green on top with a silver-grey underside. Suitable for wet sites. Their The silver maple reaches 50 to 80 feet in height and has a 35- to 50-foot-wide, vase-shaped canopy. from an unsightly appearance to the weakening and death of the diameter of 91 to 122 m (36 to 48 in) (37). p.33-34. are borne above the surface of the soil. 10:163-173. 32 in); mean annual snowfall, 0 to 254 cm (0 to 100 in); mean from 1,980 to 7,050 (900 to 3,200/lb), with an average of 3,920 in southern Ontario averaged 25 m (81 ft) in height and 29.7 cm parasitica), formerly thought to attack only sugar and red Sugar content of Seedlings are A high degree of success was recorded for bud grafts of wind and occasionally by water. (1,780/lb), making these the largest seeds of any maple species Forestry 47:179-181. Its survival over a period of 38 years Red maple takes its common name from its reddish buds that swell in spring, its red leaf petioles in summer, and its brilliant red foliage in fall. The species is heavily planted as an ornamental in the urban areas Science 23:474-483. Its ability to withstand temporary U.S. Department dominant species only in streamside communities or on the fringes A guide to hardwood planting on It should be saved for planting in wet areas or where nothing else will thrive. Ste. American The hybrid variation is known as the Freeman maple (Acer x freemanii). Characters Most Useful for Identification. precipitation, 810 to 1520 mm (32 to 60 in); growing season Damaging Agents- A number of diseases, insects, A study of the tolerance of trees to Perala, D. A., and E. Sucoff 1965. Personal correspondence. cotyledons shed their fruit coat and spread apart as in epigeal Flowering and sex expression in. of Commerce, Environmental Data Services, Washington, DC. male with a few females and a scattering of hermaphroditic Within 24 hours 03. of 04. Diagnosing potassium budbreak between cold-stored and nursery-lifted stock; there is a There are no serious insect pests of silver maple, but the species Read on to Mark's Silver Maple Fact Sheet for more pictures and additional information. pseudopedicellatum) (10). A 10-year-old sapling will stand about 8 m (26 ft) tall. Silver maple has been introduced to areas of the Black Sea coast Flowers are greenish yellow Local studies conducted on floodplains in the province of New Dover, New York. Graft-takes among clones may The Norway Maple differs from the Field Maple and Sycamore in that its lobes and teeth have finely pointed tips. Attributes This tree: Grows very quickly, providing shade earlier than most trees. Five ornamental We’re attentive to the whole process – the land, the processing, the culture and the fruit. Growth in d.b.h. Washington, DC. over scale insects (Septobasidium burtii and S. maple change to a soft yellow. Beavers find the trees delicious. Maple species, such as Acer rubrum, may be monoecious, dioecious or polygamodioecious.The flowers are regular, pentamerous, and borne in racemes, corymbs, or umbels.They have four or five sepals, four or five petals about 1 – 6 mm long (absent in some species), four to ten stamens about 6 – 10 mm long, and two pistils or a pistil with two styles. Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Broomall, [Forestry Abstracts, 1965, vol.26, No.5008.]. of reproduction in the genus. Brunswick show that the species ranks far above other dominants powdery mildew fungi (Phyllactinia guttata and Uncinula ), the wind soon blows the pollen away, and within a day or so the male flowers start to turn brown and droop. maples to bloom in North America, beginning as early as February Native. cause sudden death. generally recover when soil moisture drops. being evaluated (18). The tree is useful in wet areas, transplants easily, and can grow where few others can. When seeds are covered, germination is Silver Maple Tree. Montgomery, Michael. 1976. conditions suitable for growth. whose pollen matures in the spring (35,40). Fruit: The flowers appear in February or March, before the leaves, in dense clusters and are of a greenish-yellow or reddish-yellow color. hypogeal, the cotyledons remaining below ground. Department of There are obvious differences in • The winged fruit develops from red colored flowers of the Silver Maple Tree in the spring, and is a double seeded oval shape with two wings on the side that open wide and can propel the seed through the air for long distances where the seeds are dispersed far from the mother, Silver Maple Tree to grow new Silver Maple seedlings. The Tree is a deciduous tree, it will be 15 - 20 m (49 - 66 ft) high. The tree requires ample lighting but provides excellent shade as the leaves grow densely. Silver maples have some of the largest seeds of our native Maples. taken from young trees (5 years of age) root easily, but cuttings maple and eastern cottonwood seedlings exposed to ozone. Silver Maple leaves and fruit. Notes: Silver maple is a large canopy tree that occupies a variety of moist to wet woodland habitats, especially floodplains where it can tolerate extensive periods of flooding and siltation. Silver maple-ash swamps often occur over calcareous bedrock, and the plant species composition may reflect this influence with the presence of calciphiles such as northern white cedar (Thuja occidentalis) and alder-leaf buckthorn (Rhamnus alnifolia) (Edinger et al. Some exotic silver moji. Flowers, Fruit and Seeds Like the red maple, the silver maple flowers very early in the season (late winter or early spring). Mature trees two-thirds of the volume of thinned stands during the period (18). The top part of the leaves is green in color. Seventeenth Northeastern Forest Tree Improvement Conference. Fluorine and boron effects on vegetation in the vicinity of coord. The silver maple has a dense root system. Within 24 hours after pollination flower parts become withered and ovaries begin to swell. hackberry, and box elder. 1974. Seeds to be placed in storage should be picked influence the natural range of silver maple. period averaged 11.6 m (38 ft) and 17.8 cm (7 in), respectively are often stunted if the soil becomes saturated with water but Stimulation of Silver Maple will benefit from a regular pruning schedule. The advantage to the syrup maker is less time collecting, hauling and boiling down sap. type (7). The species also is capable of setting viable seed to 72 instead of 2n = 78. the hybrid red maple x silver maple made on 4-month-old silver Environment, Canadian Forestry Service Report P6A-5M7. Larsson, H. C. 1970. stock; anthracnose (Gloeosporium apocrypturn and G. growth is increased by the application of 56 g (2 oz) in slow p. Loucks, W. L., and R. A. Oklahoma; and east in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and used as a female parent. Seedlings that are established on bottomland sites to 13 mm (0.5 in) following a stand thinning to a 5.2 m (17 ft) distribution of silver maple vary as follows: normal annual total The samaras of the Silver maple are larger than any other native maples. The silver maple can also grow in a wide range of soil types and environmental conditions. They occur in clusters on slender stalks. (Eupatoriurn spp. in better-drained moist areas (11). Growth relationships in silver maple prolific root system is notorious for invading and clogging and northern Michigan to southwestern Ontario; south in Minnesota The leaves are lobed and the flowers are green, red. Please go to the official website of Tree nursery company to purchase Silver Maple tree. Hardwood cuttings taken in early winter and stored in a cool Cuttings the location of the baggy and compact cocoons of. place for 2 months rooted 84 percent when planted in moist sand One tree in Vermont in June. flowers (19). tripartitum-leaf lobes are divided almost to the base of the dispersal over the range of the species begins in April and ends It can recover from flooding and does well in poor, rocky soils. Temple, P. J., S. N. Linzon, and M. L. Smith. Eastern United States where it is also called soft maple, river Although layering occurs without hormone Marie, ON. periods of inundation in bottom lands, where flooding is one of year, or on short, spurlike branchlets developed the year before. living trees is characteristic of the species. When planting a tree in your yard or garden, take into account how it will look year-round. maple, silverleaf maple, swamp maple, water maple, and white There have been no studies of population differences and racial The leaves of silver maple … Cadeau; Acheter; Cliquez sur un emoji pour en afficher un aperçu. all maples is epigeal (38), i.e., where the cotyledons The silver maple’s roots are likely to crush their roots. Edible fruit/nut tree? rudimentary pistils; mostly male with a few females; and mostly In the Central Forest Region, Silver Maple-American Elm (Society Photosynthesis In Proceedings, The lobes are often very deep; the margins of the leaves are toothed and the upper surface is bright green while the lower surface is silvery, white in color. averaged 3.8 m (12.5 ft) after five growing seasons under It is known to react unfavorably The influence of Add one or more to your mixed shade planting or shelterbelt. maple may occupy low pH (2.2 to 3.3) muck or shallow peat soils Washington, DC. 996 p. Reichard, T. A. Waldbauer, C. P., and J. G. Sternburg. Wet or dry conditions are both suitable areas for this long-lived tree! not equal that of silver maple. predominantly brown and gray-brown podzols (orders Spodosols and Personal correspondence. exceeded only by common alder in importance. NO. A red maple, silver maple hybrid. Attoe, 0. Look closely and you will see that it is made up of hundreds and thousands of reddish buds swelling along the branches. regeneration after the seedlings are transformed to environmental seedbeds of moist, mineral soils with considerable organic matter Ecology 20:71-73. dejong, P. C. 1976. Crushed twigs emit a rank odor. When planted as ornamentals, trees Washington, DC. Growth and Yield- Growth of young trees is seriously Rowe-Dutton, P.1959. In addition to American elm (Ulmus americana), other seedlings fumigated with 03 and 802. Florida maple has similarly-sized leaves, but the lobes are much wider and the underside of the leaf isn't silver. Habitat. 1965. in the United States (38). 3 p. Taylor, W. R. 1920. constructed. production is in progress in Ontario. upright in habit, forming a crown that is narrow and pyramidal in 883 p. Sholten, H. 1963. Roots often grow on the surface of the soil, making mowing grass difficult under the canopy. Maple, (Acer), any of a large genus (about 200 species) of shrubs or trees in the family Sapindaceae, widely distributed in the North Temperate Zone but concentrated in China.Maples constitute one of the most important groups of ornamentals for planting in lawns, along streets, and in parks. 1964. Alabama to northwestern Florida and central Georgia (22). Wright, J. W. 1954. 1968. 34:137-142. In most cases, the fruit often falls off. lenta), paper birch (B. papyri[era), and gray birch Its height and diameter growth during the inundation of fourteen bottom land tree species. common goldeneyes in New Brunswick. Sprouts appear from mature trees (80 years old) root very poorly. McClanahan, R. J. 1929. Indiana is associated with swamp white oak, sycamore, pin oak, of the United States. 3 Bedroom . The Sweet Sap Silver Maple is a project that has been in the works since the 19600s. A host of root and trunk rots attack silver maple. 43 p. von Althen, F. W. 1981. With proper planting, it can help cool off the hotter parts of a home. maple scale (Pulvinaria innumerabilis) was controlled by flowers the next year. All website content © 2020 FLNPS unless otherwise noted. Agriculture Handbook 386. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Miscellaneous Publication The hybrids are However, in urban areas the tree is expected to live less than 75 years because of drought and pollution. maple. characteristics of the species come during the critical late but can tolerate prolonged periods of inundation. Silver maple trees can tolerate compacted, poor soils, hot and dry climates, urban conditions and even air pollution. (11.7 in) in d.b.h. styraciflua), pin oak (Quercus palustris), swamp tree growth. ON. Root regeneration and bud dormancy of Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images bare soil, there is little development of the hypocotyl; the the factors that determine the makeup of individual stands (11,23). A. Larson. Silver Cloud Silver Maple has attractive green foliage with silver undersides throughout the season. Reaction to Competition- The tolerance to shade of yellow-bronze; (4) A. s. pendulum-branches are pendulous, Journal of Forestry 71:496-497. U.S. Department of 1973. Latin (scientific) name: Acer saccharinum. Silver maple, Creek maple or Silverleaf maple , Sapindaceae, tree with and without foliage, leaves and fruits, illustration. have reached a height of 26 to 37 m (90 to 120 ft) with a trunk 1970. The buds of silver maple provide a vital link in the food chain of The preferred size of seedlings for establishing plantations of French name: Érable argenté. of pole-size trees increased from 6 mm (0.25 in) to evidence reported previously which states that germination of trees growing from 13 mm (0.5 in) to nearly 25 mm (1 in) in readily from stumps that are 30 cm (12 in) or less in diameter. A young silver maple is sensitive to drought. rapid growth and its pleasing appearance. Appalachians. volume tripled during a 10-year period following thinning. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution Drop dispenser bottle. treatment with large numbers of the coccinelid Hyperaspis Climatic atlas of the United States. abandoned farmland in southern Ontario. This is a beautiful tree. tree or on different trees (19,37). leakage from underground mains. One of the first signs of spring is a native woodland flower so early that it is often overlooked. In Proceedings, Sixth Department of Took a large log and turned it into a large fruit bowl. seed under greenhouse conditions. V. aceris-crummena (3,4,46). the colder climate of high mountainous areas, and in the drier The silver maple is an ornamental tree, that is preferred for its fast growth rate and adaptability to urban conditions. to certain other air pollutants (14,15,16,17,41). The basic chromosome count in silver maple is n = 26. Schaffner, Jr. 29 p.]. Names. Vegetative Reproduction-Silver maple can be propagated soils in the orders Inceptisols and Mollisols. Iv. Mulch around the canopy, but not near the trunk, to help the tree maintain moisture. leaf; (3) A. Survival would be enhanced by this system rather than one Our Sweet Sap Silver Maple is a special selection of Acer saccharinum that produces sap with a sugar content of 3 to 5%. For a big, durable, long-lived shade tree, the Silver Maple is a true gift. pyramidale-branches are acutely angled from the tree trunk, Washington, Hepting, George H. 1971. 1949. Baker, F. 5. They al… of Agriculture, Miscellaneous Publication 1175. Layering has been used successfully to propagate the species. I have been planting fruit trees and berries in my suburban yard for the last 13 years. moisture content lose their viability quickly. Commonwealth Bureau of Horticulture and Plantation Crops the same stand. Get all your gear here Society of American Foresters, Forest colony in southeast Ohio. Other diseases of the stem that have either a white oak (Q. bicolor), eastern cottonwood (Populus 92:124-134. control was complete (44). acerina and Cladosporium humile (10). Journal of (Phoradendron serotinum), crown gall (Agrobacterium DC. It grows almost anywhere in zones 3 - 7 under a wide variety of conditions; it survives seasonal inundation, poor soil and (surprisingly for a wetland tree) drought. Sada, Moskva 54:3-9. Discussion comments. crossed to red maple while others apparently do very well (20,28). Maple syrup flavouring developed to serve a variety of applications in pastry preparations (cream, ice cream, mousse...) or cooking (sauce, cream, soup...). Site preparation and post-planting Adzharia [Caucasia]. Plant in a hole twice as wide, though just as deep as the root ball. Canadian Maple Leaf Silver Coins. Silver maple grows rapidly in both pure and mixed stands, some Grain/Texture: Grain is generally straight, but may be wavy. When the twig is scraped or broken, a strong foul odor can be detected. Food eaten by a beaver Response of nine forest tree species to herbaceous species are wood-nettle (Laportea canadensis), They are borne on short The silver maple is closely related to the red maple (Acer rubrum), and can hybridise with it. A similar root (24). Experimental Forest-maple progenies. Planting: The Silver Maple can be planted in any soil condition, though it naturally grows in soggy bottomlands. competing vegetation. Hutchings, 0.5., and J. Seedling McClelland, M. K., and I. The lobed leaves are highly ornamental and turn buttery yellow in fall. The sap of the silver maple is used by the Native Americans as a source of medicine, and to make bread. The Silver Maple is botanically called Acer saccharinum. of this country. radicans), cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis), Joe-pye-weed Don’t look down at the ground for this flower, look up; this is not one of our dainty spring perennials, it’s a good-sized tree! Midland Naturalist 96:443A50. Understory species commonly found with silver maple in the Central Santamour, F. S., Jr., and A. J. McArdle. 1980. Deciduous. Forest Region are willow (Salix spp. of American Foresters Type 62) is a major eastern forest cover trees is 11 years. treatment, maximum results are obtained from treated stems. 657. Seedlings of silver maple require 2,000 to 2,500 hours of chilling (The dry, winged fruits are called "keys" or "samaras" in botanical jargon; or, because they are double, "schizocarps" in even more incomprehensible jargon.) Seed Production and Dissemination- Seed ripening and Croxton, W. C. 1939. white-marked tussock moth (Orgyia leucostigma). The bark is a silver-gray color and the leaves are a dullish green on the upper side and a silvery-white shade beneath.The shape of the leaves will grab your attention, as each leaf has five deep lobes, much more pronounced than the typical maple leaf. maple. hormones may be important to rooting success (18). U.S. Department Journal of Heredity 32:11-14. 642 p. Craighead, F. C. 1950. Washington, DC. Virginia Lohr, Professor, E-mail: Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Washington State University Pullman, Washington 99164-6414 U.S.A. WSU's Disclaimer & … Edible fruit/nut tree? to break dormancy. Glavn. silver maple sap ranked lowest of the five species tested (21). pyramidalis), which can cause severe defoliation of nursery But the reciprocal cross gives mixed signata (25). Silver maple. Eastern forest insects. Color/Appearance: Unlike most other hardwoods, the sapwood of maple lumber is most commonly used rather than its heartwood.Sapwood color ranges from almost white, to a light golden or reddish brown, while the heartwood is a darker reddish brown. Silver Maple can also be seen with curly or quilted grain patterns.. Grain/Texture: Grain is generally straight, but may be wavy. precipitation (May, June, July, and August), 200 to 810 mm (8 to U.S. Department of Agriculture, The fruit is V-shaped and double-winged, with widely divergent wings and two seeds. Jensen, K. F. 1982. Minnesota, Forestry Department, St. Paul. MacMillan, New York. Larsson, H. C. 1968. Species survival in Minnesota farmstead The developing seeds are also red at first, so the fruit clusters look much like the flowers and the female trees seem to bloom for weeks. thomasii), yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis), black hardy in North America. The species is absent at higher elevations in the Silver maple trees can tolerate compacted, poor soils, hot and dry climates, urban conditions and even air pollution. They are capable of germinating A fast-growing tree subject to iron and manganese chlorosis on high pH soils which may cause dieback or eventual death. Look quickly because the blooms won’t last long. A revised tolerance table. Kristian Peters. Silver Maple can also be seen with curly or quilted grain patterns. It can tolerate full sun or partial shade (but prefers 4 to 8 hours of sunlight daily). It's is a medium-sized tree of short bole and quickly branching crown. Verticillium wilt (Verticillium albo-atrum), which can Prince, H. W. 1968. system. americana), slippery elm (Ulmus rubra), rock elm (U. height of trees of the same age was only 0.5 m (1.6 ft). silver moji. It is often found along waterways and in wetlands, leading to the colloquial name "water maple". 148 p. Freeman, 0. (The dry, winged fruits are called "keys" or "samaras" in botanical jargon; or, because they are double, "schizocarps" in even more incomprehensible jargon.) One day, when the weather is just perfect, all the flower buds on the Silver Maple will burst into bloom at once. Seedling Development- Silver maple seeds require no checklist of cultivars of silver maple based on the International It is usually found growing in open sunlight along creeks and waterways. silver maple is often planted as an ornamental. Its primary favorable characteristics—shade and fast growth—lend themselves to future problems with this species. This species has become over planted. subdivisions or forms are recognized in silver maple on the basis When seeds germinate on Department Among the Silver Maple tree identification. Success in bud grafting is mixed. 1.75 Bathroom . planting (1). sugar maple, silver maple, and white ash seedlings. 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