Tree Type: Shade Tree. Silver is definitely the right word to describe this maple. With even a light wind, the tree produces a lovely shimmery effect thanks to the silvery undersides of its leaves. The bark, too, is silver in color, particularly when the tree is young.

Growth Rate: Fast growing with large root system. 


Mature Size: The Silver Maple grows to a height of 50–80' and a spread of 35–50' at maturity.

Sun Preference: Full sun or part shade.

Soil Preference: The Silver Maple grows in Acidic, Drought Tolerant, Moist, Wide Range soils.


Zone: 3-9