Maple Trees

Healthy maples made easy.

Get the healthy maple trees you want with the delivery and planting services you deserve with Lewis Brothers Tree Farm & Nursery today!

 

The perfect shade option for our climate.

Chose from our extensive variety of medium to large maple trees. Our nursery is open by appointment. Just give us a call and let us know when your coming.  Our friendly professionals are eager to show you around our inventory of over 5,000 healthy trees. Your tree purchase comes with free delivery.  Planting services are also available, and so is a 1 year warranty when planted by our experienced staff.

 

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Autumn Blaze Maple – Acer x freemanii ‘Jeffersred’

If you want a large, fast growing tree with spectacular fall color, the Autumn Blaze Maple is an excellent choice.

A hybrid of the Red and Silver Maple it possesses the vigor and adaptability of the Silver with the beauty and strength of the Red Maple.

Ascending branch structure with a strong central leader. More open canopy than the Red Sunset or rubrum variety.

  • Summer Foliage: Rich Green
  • Fall Foliage: Orange-Red
  • Flower: Small red flowers
  • Seed/Fruit: Considered Seedless
  • Growth Rate: Very Fast
  • Soil Conditions: Adapts well to a variety.
  • Zones: 3 thru 8
  • Height: 45′-60′
  • Spread: 35′-50′
  • Shape: Oval Rounded Head
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Commemoration Maple – Acer saccharum ‘Commemoration’

The Commemoration Sugar Maple is a vigorous, fast-growing tree. At maturity the tree reaches 50′ in height with a 35′ spread.

The oval-rounded canopy is dense with heavy textured Dark Green Leaves turning to Yellow-Orange-Red in fall.

  • Summer Foliage: Glossy Dark Green
  • Fall Foliage: Yellow-Orange-Red
  • Flower: Small green flowers
  • Seed/Fruit: Considered Seedless
  • Growth Rate: Fast / Medium
  • Soil Conditions: Adapts well to a variety.
  • Zones: 5 thru 8
  • Height: 50′-65′
  • Spread: 35′-50′
  • Shape: Oval and Rounded
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Emerald Queen Maple – Acer platanoides ‘Emerald Queen’

Possibly the most widely used Norway cultivar, introduced in 1962, the Emerald Queen Norway Maple has an upright rounded crown centered on a straight trunk.

Lateral branches grow upright while the tree is young which minimizes the pruning requirement.

The Emerald Queen provides dense shade and it’s glossy green foliage turns to a brilliant yellow fall color unmatched by most trees.

  • Summer Foliage: Dark Green
  • Fall Foliage: Bright Yellow
  • Flower: Small green/yellow flowers
  • Seed/Fruit: Considered Seedless
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Soil Conditions: Adapts well to a variety.
  • Zones: 4 thru 7
  • Height: 45′-50′
  • Spread: 35′-45′
  • Shape: Oval to Rounded outline

Green Mountain Maple – Acer saccharum ‘Green Mountain’

A hybrid, the Green Mountain Sugar Maple has a Dark Green leathery foliage that turns Orange to Scarlet in the fall.

Yellow to Red fall foliage has also been reported. Quite heat tolerant and performs better than species in dry, restricted growing areas. The thicker leaf has good resistance to scorch.

  • Summer Foliage: Dark Green
  • Fall Foliage: Orange-Scarlet
  • Flower: Small green flowers
  • Seed/Fruit: Considered Seedless
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Soil Conditions: Adapts well to a variety.
  • Zones: 3 thru 8
  • Height: 50′-70′
  • Spread: 35′-50′
  • Shape: Oval Crown

Marmo Maple – Acer x freemanii ‘Marmo’

The Acer x freemanii belongs in the hybrid group between the Red Maple (Acer rubrum) and the Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum).

These species have been chosen for the autumn color, growth rate, and habit.
The Marmo is an upright, columnar tree with leaves that turn from a medium green, silver-grey underside to a bright orange-yellow in the fall.

  • Summer Foliage: Green
  • Fall Foliage: Orange-Yellow
  • Flower: Small red flowers
  • Seed/Fruit: Considered Seedless
  • Growth Rate: Very Fast
  • Soil Conditions: Adapts well to a variety.
  • Zones: 4 thru 7
  • Height: 50′-70′
  • Spread: 35′-40′
  • Shape: Broad Columnar

October Glory Maple – Acer rubrum ‘October Glory’

The October Glory tends to hold it’s lustrous green leaves late into the fall.

The intensity of the brilliant orange to red fall color, if the freeze holds off, can last 3 to 4 weeks, thus holding their fall color longer than most other deciduous trees.

Commonly used as a landscape tree, as well as lining streets and driveways.

  • Summer Foliage: Dark Green
  • Fall Foliage: Orange-Red to Red
  • Flower: Small red flowers
  • Seed/Fruit: Considered Seedless
  • Growth Rate: Medium / Fast
  • Soil Conditions: Adapts to many soils
  • Zones: 5 thru 8
  • Height: 35′-45′
  • Spread: 25′-35′
  • Shape: Oval and Rounded

Red Sunset Maple – Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset’

One of the best Maple cultivars, excellent orange to red fall color. The Red Sunset Maple is considered one of the best trees for early fall color.

A larger deciduous tree that has a pyramidal form when young becoming rounded with age.

The tree grows rapidly and has a dense canopy in the sun, but opens up in partial shade. Develops good branch angles. Bright red fall color.

  • Summer Foliage: Glossy Green
  • Fall Foliage: Orange-Red
  • Flower: Small red flowers in dense clusters
  • Seed/Fruit: Considered Seedless
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Soil Conditions: Adapts well to a variety.
  • Zones: 4 thru 8
  • Height: 45′-50′
  • Spread: 25′-40′
  • Shape: Pyramidal to Rounded outline

Red Rocket Maple – Acer rubrum ‘Red Rocket’

The Red Rocket is a release from the US National Arboretum.  Selected from seedlings from a northern Minnesota source, it is a very hardy Red Maple cultivar.

It’s shorter height and narrow growth pattern makes it an excellent tree for smaller areas.  Although from northern sources, it is reported that the Red Rocket is more vigorous and uniform in southern climates.

  • Summer Foliage: Green
  • Fall Foliage: Orange Red – Red
  • Flower: Small red flowers in dense clusters
  • Seed/Fruit: Mostly Seedless
  • Growth Rate: Medium / Fast
  • Soil Conditions: Adapts well to a variety.
  • Zones: 3 thru 7
  • Height: 30′-40′
  • Spread: 10′-15′
  • Shape: Upright, Narrow

Sun Valley Maple – Acer rubrum ‘Sun Valley’

The Sun Valley Maple is a cross of Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset’ and Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Flame’. This Red Maple cultivar has exceptional, long lasting Red fall color. Red-Purple, Peach-Orange-Red colors have also been seen.

Excellent for lawn, street, highway or park planting and as a shade tree for residential sites.

  • Summer Foliage: Glossy Green
  • Fall Foliage: Brilliant Red
  • Flower: Small red flowers
  • Seed/Fruit: Considered Seedless
  • Growth Rate: Medium / Fast
  • Soil Conditions: Adapts to a variety of types.
  • Zones: 5 thru 7
  • Height: 35′-45′
  • Spread: 30′-40′
  • Shape: Oval Crown

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