Helpful Gardening Tips
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
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Red Maple Live Stakes
Acer rubrum or red maple live stakes belong to the same family as the swamp maple, water maple, and soft maple. Despite being native North American plants, they are planted in different parts of the world. Maples are commonly found near ponds, streams, lakes, water gardens, and wetlands. Surprisingly, they do well in urban areas than in rural regions. Red Maple’s trunk is about 25 to 35 inches and has a height of more than 40 feet when it matures. When grown in proper conditions, this plant can increase height at two to three feet per year.
The roots require ample space in the soil to grow fully. These plants’ earliest growing and blooming seasons are spring and summers between May and October; They often change their color during the winter and fall.
Red maples have grey, smooth, stiff barks. However, the younger stems are often green in color
The leaves arising from the side of the branches and stems grow up to seven inches and are soft and bright green. The leaves always have several pretty colors during fall and winters, while they often display a green color during summers and spring.
New red maple leaves appear every spring and summer. Red flowers bloom from the tiny red buds during spring. This plant grows in different lands and can tolerate any soil condition. It thrives in hardy zones, soils with constant moisture, and well-drained and medium to wetlands. The best growth of this plant occurs in partial shade or full sun.
Red maple helps control air pollution. That explains why it is commonly grown in urban areas. The plant also helps in making maple syrup. It can also be used as disease resistant. Its roots help in controlling soil erosion. The plant also has strong branches that can provide shelter to birds.
Apart from these benefits, red maple live stakes require low maintenance, and it is an affordable way to transform a home garden and landscaping.