Caring for a maple tree is pretty easy, and in fact these are very low maintenance plants for much of the year. If you want to give your maple tree a boost then you can add fertilizer to improve the nutrient content of the soil. Here we look at how to feed maple trees and which are the best fertilizers to use.
The spacing you need to allow between maple trees is heavily dependent on which type of maple you have. Smaller maple trees, like most notably Japanese Maples (Acer palmatum), can be planted as close as 5 feet from one another.
Although maple trees are not known for their flowers, they do bloom annually during spring. The month during which your maple tree will bloom depends on the species of the tree, as well as your local climate.
Maple trees are large, deciduous trees which are popularly cultivated in parklands and on sidewalks to add beauty and shade to the landscape. These trees are often associated with North America, where many of them grow natively. Here we look at the typical lifespan of various Maple trees, and how you can encourage them to live for longer.