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    Sugar Maple - Summer Foliage

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Sugar Maple Tree

Acer saccharum


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-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planting Mix
Sugar Maple Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Sugar Maple Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.

When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator

Growing Zones: 3-8
(hardy down to -30℉)

Growing Zones 3-8
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

55-75 ft.

Mature Width:

30-50 ft.



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Botanical Name:

Acer saccharum

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Sweet Addition to any Landscape

Beauty, charm and strength - the Sugar Maple is a hardwood that embodies it all. Rising to heights of nearly 100 feet, the Sugar Maple expands its grace, spreading out its incomparable leaves to widths of 50 feet across.

It's no wonder New York and Vermont have both adopted it as their state trees and Canada has adorned its national flag with the Sugar Maple's incredible leaf.

A Show of Color like no other

If there are trees in heaven they're probably Sugar Maples. Its autumn foliage stands out above all others in the landscape. That's when the substantial green leaves morph to rich golds, bright yellows, then a burnt orange so vivid it almost glows.

The show of color ends with an unmatched deep red that will keep you looking forward to next fall. With a gorgeous array of brilliant colors, Sugar Maples make an exceptional roadside tree. So beautiful are the leaves that passersby may want to pull over for a longer look.

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Customer Reviews

4.3 / 5.0
12 Reviews
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Pretty little tree, can’t wait for it to get through the winter so I can see the new year growth and watch the colors change
November 7, 2018
2 months ago
Love That Sugar!
The tree arrived cradled and nestled in a protective cardboard box. Very protective so it was in great shape! I planted it the next day and I'm watching the leaves fall off now. Hopefully next year I'll see some color but for now, the tree is perfect!
October 23, 2018
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
Sugar Maple Tree
Tree arrived as advertised and very well packaged. This is the 2nd time I've ordered a tree from Fast-Growing Trees and I would highly recommend their products.
October 8, 2018
3 months ago
Trees came packed in a box which was better than a plastic bag from another store I had ordered trees from. These were real trees, I paid more for bigger trees which were the height I ordered just wish they were more full. So far they are doing fine. I haven't had to water as often due to a higher rain year than normal. I live in northwest Indiana by the lake so the trees should do fine.
September 9, 2018
4 months ago
Growing Zone:
Pretty tree
Tree is small but looking good. Rigorous grower and already has bright beautiful fall color. It is not as tolerant of car pollution as other trees but can live, however lifespan will be shortened. I decided to plant the tree in my backyard away from pollution and is doing very well!
August 18, 2018
Growing Zone:
Maple Tree
Happy with the service and quality of the tree. Tree is alive and well. I would recommend your company and trees to anyone,
May 22, 2018
7 months ago
A Baby
It may be little but the leafs are starting to sprout. Can wait to watch it grow up. I'm sure by fall it will be beautiful with full autumn color.
May 17, 2018
9 months ago
Growing Zone:
Pretty small tree
I planted it in the fall and it survived the winter. It's pretty small and flexible. I hope I see it grow into something significant. It may take 30 - 40 years.
This tree is about 30 inches tall. I sure hope it is literally a fast growing tree.
This tree is about 30 inches tall. I sure hope it is literally a fast growing tree.
May 15, 2018
1 year ago
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I planted it then it looks like a squirrel or something tried to eat it and it died shortly thereafter.
May 13, 2018
8 months ago
We planted in the winter
...and it's comin' along just fine! New, fresh foliage; it keeps budding!
May 2, 2016
Burns, TN
over 3 years ago
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Sugar Maple Tree

Sugar Maple Tree Planting Diretions

The Sugar maple tree (Acer saccharum) is a moderately growing, cold hardy maple that can take cold snaps down to -30 degrees! This full to partial sun loving tree is a beautiful green during the spring with vibrant colors in the fall season. The sugar maple grows well in USDA zones 3-8, will mature to heights of 55-75 feet tall and anywhere from 30-50 feet wide! Take into account the mature height of the tree when scouting your planting site as these can disrupt power lines. The maple is fairly drought tolerant but is more sought after for its stunning fall beauty and great shade giving abilities.

Location: Tolerant of soggy soils, Sugar maples grow nicely on any fertile soil that is not alkaline in pH. Once established, it tolerates droughts with little harm although infrequent, deep irrigation will help retain more foliage in extremely dry periods, especially in regions with hot summers. Select a spot where the tree is in full to partial sun exposure.

Planting instructions:
1) Make a hole for the maple that’s 2-3 times the width of your tree’s root ball and equal depth.
2) Remove your maple from its container and ensure root moisture.
3) Place your tree in the planting hole, keeping the top of the root ball even with the ground.
4) Spread the roots out evenly and surround them with dirt, tamping down to avoid air pockets, which can dry out the roots of your tree.
5) Fill a small amount of the soil into the hole to maintain the tree’s upright position and water thoroughly.
6) Once the water has absorbed into the root ball and surrounding soil, fill the remaining soil into the planting hole. Pack firmly and water a second time.
7) Mulch to retain soil moisture and keep competing growth away from the planting site.

Watering: During its formative years, your maple will require weekly watering of at least 1½ inches of water. Even as it matures, your tree will still need plenty of water during the summer months. Be sure to water correctly, light green leaves are a sign of over-watering, while drooping leaves signify both over-watering and under-watering.

Fertilization: During the first growing season, use only slow-release fertilizer tablets on your new maple. Refrain from using stronger fertilization methods until your tree becomes more established. Any 10-10-10 fertilizer, such as Miracle Grow will be suitable. Fertilize your maple twice a month when it is coming out of dormancy and once a month during the summer. Discontinue before the tree returns to its dormant state.

Weed Control: Do not permit weeds and lawn any closer than 2-3 feet from your maple in the first year. Pull the weeds initially, and then utilize a growing mat or mulch. Insulate the roots 2-4 inches and replenish as needed. Do not spray pesticides on a young maple, and ensure that wind does not blow chemical drift onto your tree.

Pruning: Since maple trees bleed sap when their branches are cut, the best time to prune is when the leaves have fully matured. At this time, there will be less sap. Remove all dead or dying branches. Do this before you start cutting live branches; it will give you a better idea of what your tree looks like and how many of the live branches you’re going to need to cut. Decide which branches you’re going to cut before you start cutting. Look for large branches growing at narrow angles to the main trunk, branches that are rubbing others or branches that are growing inwards and crossing others. Remove the larger branches. To do this, make the first cut all the way through the branch, at least a foot from the main tree trunk. Use two cuts; the first should begin underneath the branch and go upwards, with the second starting on the top and going down to meet the first. With the weight gone, you can finish cutting the remainder of the branch without struggling with the extra length of the branch.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
Beautiful looking tree.
Tina R on Dec 3, 2018
I love its Fall colors! I cannot wait to see how it helps color the landscape near my loved ones’ home!
Katherine W on Nov 4, 2018
Beautiful looking tree.
Tina R on Dec 3, 2018
fall leaf color
josie r on Nov 5, 2018
I love its Fall colors! I cannot wait to see how it helps color the landscape near my loved ones’ home!
Katherine W on Nov 4, 2018
For it's beauty in the fall.
Lois D on Nov 3, 2018
Our neighbors have one and it's beautiful!!
Kelly D on Oct 23, 2018
fall color,and for maple syrup
Laura N on Oct 21, 2018
shade and color
Leroy T on Oct 4, 2018
Foliage color
Bisharyan Y on Oct 3, 2018
I got this for my front yard by the sidewalk
Kris C on Sep 27, 2018
Fall colors: I'm originally a New Englander. Want that scarlet look
Donald M on Sep 10, 2018
Change of colors and symmetry.
William C on Sep 7, 2018
To make syrup in 30 years on my 100th birthday!
Gary J on Aug 6, 2018
The shape and color looks beautiful
DUNG N on Jul 29, 2018
Wanted this tree for its beautiful colorful fall foliage
George L on Jul 28, 2018
Reminds me of home.
Peter R on Apr 27, 2018
We were looking for a shade tree that is hardy and pretty in the fall.
Cynthia C on Mar 30, 2018
Color, and size and shade
Pamala C on Feb 28, 2018
I always wanted to have one ..hoping for the best and luck!
violeta v on Jan 30, 2018
My wife wants one and I thought we should try one here around Spokane. Maybe get some syrup but definitely get leaves for compost and mulch.
Thom F on Jan 30, 2018
love how big it'll grow
ivan u on Jan 15, 2018
GUILLERMO A on Dec 1, 2017
Fall Foliage
Mary M on Dec 1, 2017
Our tree maintenance service owner said this is his most favorite tree and my husband said he grew up with 2 on his farm. As a child he used to tap the trees for maple and his mother would boil it down to make syrup.
Sarah I on Nov 27, 2017
As a photographer and gardener I am looking for a fall background. Thus, I chose these trees.
christi k on Oct 23, 2017
A neighbor has this tree. I like the mix of red and yellow. Also it will help block a sight line into a bedroom, which has an elevated window facing the neighbors.
Christopher B on Oct 22, 2017
Several neighbors have the sugar maple tree. I love the fall colors.
Billy E on Oct 19, 2017
syrup, and the bees Love it
One cart will travel! on Mar 10, 2016
I would like to make maple syrup
ROBERT B on Feb 14, 2016
Because my last name is sweet and I have a 3 sweet girls!
Saif H on Oct 27, 2015
beautiful tree, fall color grows great
steven T on Oct 10, 2015
fall leaf color
josie r on Nov 5, 2018
For it's beauty in the fall.
Lois D on Nov 3, 2018
How long does it take for it to grow nice and tall?
A shopper on Jun 28, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Sugar Maple Tree grows between 1 to 2 feet per year, and could take a while to get between 55 - 75 feet tall.
Can you ship to zone 10 this Sugar Maple?
Magaven on Nov 6, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately you are not in the recommended growing zones of 3-8
How close to your house can you plant a sugar maple?
Eric E on May 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It is going to get rather large, so if you plan on having it for many years to avoid it scraping up against the house or its root up against your foundation, I would say about 20 feet.
What is the root system like?
Maureen B on Sep 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They have a shallow root system.
how soon do we have to plant the tree? in March we usually have snow on the ground
Irene on Oct 16, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Best when the frost line drops to about 18 inches in your area - need to allow the roots to grow in non-frozen soil. It's not an issue of what is above the ground- after planting, it's about what happens to the roots. If leaves freeze- they will grow back (not the concern). Dianne
Is it great?
A shopper on Jun 28, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes it's great. The Sugar Maple Tree provides beautiful fall color. It's a tough disease and pest resistant tree. It's so great that its leaf is featured on Canada's flag.
diameter of tree?
Daniel A on Oct 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The diameter of the 2 trees I purchased are both about 1/2 inch
Does the sugar maple drop seeds or make other messes that would be problems around cars or sidewalks?
DonMc on Aug 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Sugar maples drop the recognizable winged seeds or helicopter seeds in the fall. They usually dont start forming seeds until the tree is about 30 years old.
Can you plant a sugar maple in the summertime?
John J on Jul 23, 2018
BEST ANSWER: my father and I planted and transplanted many trees in the summer. the trick is to make sure you keep them well watered. we would spread av5 gallon bucket of water around them daily until it rained, then we kept a clofse eye to ensure they were establidshed. never lost one. when transplanting volunteers, we tied a cloth to the morth side and made sure it eas oriented the same way on plantimg.this was tobreduce the trauma as much as worked well for us. i mow have a stand of anout 40vcedars that are70 years old. very pretty and a great wind break on the, yes, just give lots of TLC
hope this helps. good luck. i'm pputting out a sugar malle this month,too
Will this grow well in clay soils?
Aaron on Oct 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, I bought three this past spring and they have done well in our clay soil.
Which maple tree is best for getting syrup from?
Paula C on Oct 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Sugar maple trees are the best because they yield a 2% sugar solution. The other maples are only a 1% sugar solution. Therefore they are called the sugar maple tree.
what is the expected lifespan of a sugar maple?
fr d on Apr 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The expected life span is 300-400 years.
How fast do they grow?
Lorrie B on Dec 27, 2015
BEST ANSWER: They grow 1-2 foot per year.
Will this tree grow on the north side of a house in n. ms.?
Mary Eva P on Nov 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes it should do fine

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