Maple trees are one of the most encountered trees with Norway maple trees also called “Acer Platanoides” adapting well to variegated soil types and tough environment. In fact, they adapt so well that they have become an invasive plant in North America. A prominent reason for their widespread usage as shade trees in urban areas across the United States is growing resistance to pollution compared to other trees besides being attractive. The bright fall foliage color of these trees is bewitching yellow. You can plant Norway maple trees in full sun and they will come out with flying colours if you are careful to choose well-drained soil for best performance.
The American Maple also commonly known as the Swamp Maple. The biological name of this tree is Acer rubrum, a maple tree which grows 60 to 75 feet tall unobtrusively in nature. Young trees found in forests are often pyramidal or elliptical and they grow quite fast providing strong and robust wood.
Another maple trees types id the weeping Japanese maple trees that too are very low maintenance trees. Interestingly, amidst short periods of average rainfall, the full-grown trees do not require regular water but for small saplings, watering regularly to prevent scorching is a must. One important fact and advantageous point of growing Japanese maples is that trimming is not required, they shed dead branches on their own, and require very little pruning, if at all.
Sugar maple trees also called “Acer Saccharum” grow well in a garden that is well-drained and either gets full sun or partial sun-rays. These amazing maple trees can reach eight feet or more in height, with a width of around sixty feet. Sugar maples trees are known to have a fall foliage color ranging from bright yellow to orange and lastly to crimson red. The fall foliage color may depend on the weather, location and time of the year, many factors coming into play and playing an important role in deciding the brilliant display of the hues.