Acer saccharinum, is a large tree with graceful, arching branches. Suitable for any large garden or park with moist soil.
Silver Maple is not suitable for a clipped hedge.
It can be grown as a screening tree up to about 30 metres high. It is a good, tall windbreak tree.
The plants on this page are young saplings. You can also buy larger Silver Maple trees here.
See our full range of hedging options.
Silver Maple saplings are only delivered bareroot, during winter (Nov-March).
All of our young trees and shrubs are measured by their height in centimetres above the ground (the roots aren't measured).
General description of Acer saccharinum plants:
The Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) is a large, fast-growing, deciduous tree that loves wet sites beside rivers, streams or in low lying, boggy areas.
Silver Maple leaves are silvery grey on the underside and look good as they flutter in a breeze. Acer saccharinum leaves also changes to a beautiful golden yellow for an attractive autumn colour.
History & uses of Acer saccharinum
Not to be confused with the Canadian sugar maple (Acer saccharum), which does not perform well in the UK.
Acer saccharinum leaves also changes to a beautiful golden yellow for an attractive autumn colour.