The most popular family of shade and ornamental trees in the U.S.A. They are truly the aristocrats of the shade trees.
Many species, varieties, cultivars and hybrids are available. Maples are very extensively planted as lawn shade and ornamental trees, used in many park plantings, street trees, and in many residential and commercial landscape designs by plantsmen everywhere.
They excel in colorful spring, summer and autumn leaf coloring and are well accepted by everyone. Every home, and every park or commercial planting, as well as some streets in every park or commercial planting, and some streets in every village or city should have Maples included in their tree make-up.