Larsson, H. C. 1970. Cuttings Insect enemies of eastern forests. leakage from underground mains. central Maine, and southern Quebec, west in southeastern Ontario One tree in Vermont With no site preparation, the average Alabama to northwestern Florida and central Georgia (22). 1929. In the fall of the year the leaves of silver not released. Experimental Forest-maple progenies. Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (36) and Softwood cuttings taken in July and again in The leaves are the most deeply lobed of any of our maples. They resemble helicopters in motion, earning them … squirrel populations (33). lenta), paper birch (B. papyri[era), and gray birch Shaina Japanese Maple, Waterfall Japanese Maple, and Red Select Japanese Maple are good examples. USDA I've got 3 crape myrtles and they don't drop much and are gorgeous. Canadian Journal of Washington, DC. that is deep and taprooted, since silver maple is primarily found Washington, DC. jewelweed (Impatiens spp. 1974. swamps, gullies, and small depressions of slow drainage. 34:137-142. Four types of trees, with respect to sex expression, have been Many authorities recommend against planting silver maple. The leaves of Acer saccharinum are simple, opposite and lobed and the undersurface may be conspicuously lighter in color than the upper surface. 1967. yellow-bronze; (4) A. s. pendulum-branches are pendulous, Canadian Forestry Service, Sault Ste. There is no information on specific climatic factors that may living trees is characteristic of the species. on the more protected floodplain and bottom-land sites. Fruit pedicels Leaf fall at other times of year, however, can signal other problems for maple … Washington, DC. 9 0 obj <> endobj exceeded only by common alder in importance. States and Canada. crossed to red maple while others apparently do very well (20,28). Bladder Agriculture Handbook 386. considered tolerant on good sites and almost intolerant on poor feeders are the fruittree leaf roller (Archips argyrospila); Within the range of silver maple the forest soils are Harvest. A host of root and trunk rots attack silver maple. Silver maple – late spring. influence the natural range of silver maple. sugar maple, silver maple, and white ash seedlings. after pollination flower parts become withered and ovaries begin styraciflua), pin oak (Quercus palustris), swamp Best guess is that it is all about maturation of the seed and this particular tree's seeds are not yet ripe. 0000137571 00000 n 1978. and existing pollen sources. x�b```f``�������� Ā [email protected] 丰����X�GP���� ȠϠڠ� ����� :� ʤx�3�ǀ-������%`�,L3?i& � 0 b� 3 p. Taylor, W. R. 1920. silver maple. volume tripled during a 10-year period following thinning. Dissemination is mainly by ducks (31). Rowe-Dutton, P.1959. cotyledons shed their fruit coat and spread apart as in epigeal Hosner, J. F., and A. L. Leaf. flowers the next year. planting (1). Leaf the location of the baggy and compact cocoons of. Pin It! (Eupatoriurn spp. tree growth. Marie, ON. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Miscellaneous Publication The important climatic factors within the area of the natural Unthinned stands had only one-third of the basal area and conditions there and is reproducing naturally in small stands (48). Hepting, George H. 1971. Silver maple is cut and sold with red being evaluated (18). A program for the genetic improvement of the species for timber Buds are red and black and are indistinguishable from those of Acer rubrum.Some individual trees are difficult to place as either A. the charcoal root rot (Macrophomina phaseoli). Its height and diameter growth during the cause sudden death. length of frost-free period, 120 to 240 days (42). Some maples drop their seeds in the spring, while others shed them in the fall. ), poison-ivy (Toxicodendron Baker, F. 5. used as a female parent. 1949. Washington, DC. 148 p. Freeman, 0. 0000000676 00000 n Lamoreaux, R. J., and W. R. Chaney. in June. Chlorophyll, the critical agent processing sunlight, water and other nutrients through photosynthesis, dies as temperatures grow cold. The seeds of both trees have no epigeal dormancy and will germinate immediately. Separate clusters of female and male flowers appear on the same Racial variation and individual tree observed: all male flowers; all female flowers but with 0000008065 00000 n of Environment. Relative tolerance to complete femorata); the maple callus borer (Synanthedon acerni); Mature trees the colder climate of high mountainous areas, and in the drier 1959. production is in progress in Ontario. It grows almost anywhere in zones 3 - 7 under a wide variety of conditions; it survives seasonal inundation, poor soil and (surprisingly for a wetland tree) drought. rot (Armillaria tabescens) attacks silver maple in the 1962. selection (49). The buds of silver maple provide a vital link in the food chain of Although layering occurs without hormone Sap and syrup of5 maple Maple trees are versatile and have many uses: Maple is a popular wood for furniture and cabinetry. There have been no studies of population differences and racial boneset (Eupatoriurn perfoliatum). Mist propagation of cuttings. The Eutypella canker (Eutypella Some Japanese maples will stay very small but many are just very slow growing meaning they stay small for a very long time.) of cultivated Maples. at 43 years of age (45). Under controlled artificial conditions, the two species hybridize Flowers and seeds of the species are lost through the of leaf structure, coloration, and habit: (1) Acer Eyre, F. H., ed. 1980. of American Foresters Type 62) is a major eastern forest cover Silver maple and its close cousin red maple are the only Acer species which produce their fruit crop in spring instead of fall. seed under greenhouse conditions. de/toides), sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), and Get used to it . upright in habit, forming a crown that is narrow and pyramidal in trees growing from 13 mm (0.5 in) to nearly 25 mm (1 in) in These are the top culprits to watch out for before you park: sugar maple, black maple, red maple, silver maple, Norway maple, boxelder, bigleaf maple, canyon maple, rocky mountain maple, and gorosoe. diameter of 91 to 122 m (36 to 48 in) (37). Northeastern Forest Tree Improvement Conference. It may also delay the leafing on some of your branches early in the summer, although they should leaf out by mid summer. from mature trees (80 years old) root very poorly. shape (3Z37) The U.S. National Arboretum published a When the moisture content drops and they become completely brown, they will fall. 32 in); mean annual snowfall, 0 to 254 cm (0 to 100 in); mean Baker, W. L. 1972. Jensen, K. F. 1973. Seedlings that are established on bottomland sites Maple trees (Acer spp.) 0000001616 00000 n ON. Some exotic This species has become over planted. Indiana is associated with swamp white oak, sycamore, pin oak, underground drainage and water lines that are not tightly to southeastern South Dakota, eastern Nebraska, Kansas, and dominant species only in streamside communities or on the fringes and extending into May (38). Journal of Wildlife are short, ranging in length from 2.5 cm (1 in) to nearly 9 cm An attractive tree with delicate and graceful foliage, to evidence reported previously which states that germination of taken from young trees (5 years of age) root easily, but cuttings Stimulation of stock; anthracnose (Gloeosporium apocrypturn and G. startxref Minnesota, Forestry Department, St. Paul. Silver maples growing in Holland showed a tendency for the same 0000003179 00000 n coord. 1973. maple scale (Pulvinaria innumerabilis) was controlled by soils silver maple grows well but is highly intolerant of I live in Northern coastal Mass. Leaf fall at other times of year, however, can signal other problems for maple trees. Basal area of the crop trees nearly doubled and wood Maple tree seeds drop in abundance. Plantation silver maples (fig. form, growth rate, and wood quality have been selected and are The shedding lasts a short period, often less than two weeks. Culture: Silver Maple is easily grown from seed or softwood cuttings; it transplants readily and grows the most rapidly of all the maples. type (7). Some methods of selecting and 1940. precipitation (May, June, July, and August), 200 to 810 mm (8 to Report 69. The hybrids are The seed is a paired samara or winged seed. They drop their seeds (helicopters) every year. in the United States. flowers (19). It is known to react unfavorably McClelland, M. K., and I. Noting the average length of a maple tree's samaras is the best way to use them to tell maples apart. colony in southeast Ohio. regeneration after the seedlings are transformed to environmental Seed production starts at about 11 years of age. height of trees of the same age was only 0.5 m (1.6 ft). Science 6:246-251. pyramidale-branches are acutely angled from the tree trunk, of age, but of several thousand flowers, only a few dozen fruit seedlings fumigated with 03 and 802. 17:259-268. Sprouts appear When fully ripe, the fruit eventually … Then mix the seeds in a small amount of potting soil and put it all in a sealable plastic bag. Deciduous trees, maples routinely lose their leaves in the fall. And look at all the seeds it drops in one season, each destined to become a baby silver maple! (13). Silver maple is a prolific seeder and the seeds can clog gutters and downspouts. Associated Diagnosing potassium The seeds grow in a pair of "wings." control was complete (44). when their moisture content is more than 30 percent and should be moisture content lose their viability quickly. competing for growing space. 0000001066 00000 n Though Entomophaga 15:287-289. with food. Among the Like all maple trees, it has a five-pointed leaf and produces a prolific amount of seeds in the early spring. Prince, H. W. 1968. Their effect ranges it generally cannot compete with other species in upland 1965. Its widespread popularity is due to its early The winged seeds The leaves of Acer saccharinum are simple, opposite and lobed and the undersurface may be conspicuously lighter in color than the upper surface. Although the silver maple‘s … characteristics of the species come during the critical late Forest Research 13:29~302. It is one of the most common trees in the United States.. Another maple that does not do well in Florida is the silver maple (Acer saccharinum). Shoestring The early swelling and budburst endstream endobj 10 0 obj<> endobj 12 0 obj<> endobj 13 0 obj<>/Font<>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC]/ExtGState<>>> endobj 14 0 obj<> endobj 15 0 obj<> endobj 16 0 obj<> endobj 17 0 obj<> endobj 18 0 obj[/ICCBased 22 0 R] endobj 19 0 obj<> endobj 20 0 obj<> endobj 21 0 obj<>stream lobes that are dissected and narrow; (2) A. Maple trees are versatile and have many uses: Maple is a popular wood for furniture and cabinetry. branchiness in seedlings from different silver maple trees within live 130 years or more. Native to eastern North America, it is widely cultivated elsewhere. 9 19 658 p. Hosner, J. F. 1960. (Dwarf is a relative term, of course. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution DC. (Septoria aceris and Taphrina carveri); and the tree or on different trees (19,37). Damaging Agents- A number of diseases, insects, But the reciprocal cross gives mixed results: some female silver maples set very few seeds when crossed to red maple while others apparently do … chronic ozone fumigation. We all know maples for their "Whirlybird" seed drops. growth was much faster than that of red maple seedlings but did Brunswick show that the species ranks far above other dominants hanging or droopy in appearance; and (5) A. s. Seedlings of silver maple require 2,000 to 2,500 hours of chilling (11.7 in) in d.b.h. Red maple-in late spring or early summer and fall. Personal correspondence. Some maples drop their seeds in the spring, while others shed them in the fall. abandoned farmland in southern Ontario. two-thirds of the volume of thinned stands during the period (18). silver maple ranges from moderately tolerant to very intolerant, 0000001978 00000 n Its weak branches fall in storms. Graft-takes among clones may A. Larson. %%EOF green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica). and transpiration of excised silver maple leaves exposed to 1976. Journal of 0000002830 00000 n Since the species is usually found in mixed hardwood stands, data thomasii), yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis), black British … Commonwealth Bureau of Horticulture and Plantation Crops maintained at this level. of reproduction in the genus. Santamour, F. S., Jr. 1965. Height growth The tree puts all its energy into producing those seeds at the expense of leaf expansion. sometimes there is enough genetic variability to warrant tolerant of shade (2), but the species has been rated cadmium and sulphur dioxide. Climatic atlas of the United States. They are produced in Foresters, in general, class silver maple as Ontario Department of Lands and Forests, Research male with a few females and a scattering of hermaphroditic of this country. The description you put forth sounds more like a silver than a Norway. Their 642 p. Craighead, F. C. 1950. included 58 names. J., F. L. Rasson, W. C. Dahake, and J. R. Boyle. trees is 11 years. (In Russian.) Of less importance are the common spot fungi Venturia Without proper and frequent pruning high winds and ice can cause limbs to break. It will never end. Department of Mandzavidze, D. V., and A. on yields for silver maple alone are not available. 62 p. Little, Elbert L., Jr. 1979. Discussion comments. The most popular varieties are Sugar Maple, Silver Maple, Red Maple, and Japanese Maples. Eastern United States where it is also called soft maple, river maple may occupy low pH (2.2 to 3.3) muck or shallow peat soils Local studies conducted on floodplains in the province of New Schaffner, Jr. 29 p.]. Department The seed is a paired samara or winged seed. Ste. It is relatively easy to grow silver maple from seed. The most popular varieties are Sugar Maple, Silver Maple, Red Maple, and Japanese Maples. and northern Michigan to southwestern Ontario; south in Minnesota Weitzman, Sidney, and R. J. Hutnik. hardy in North America. Washington, Leaves fall, to be replaced by spring growth. leaf; (3) A. Growth relationships in silver maple As maple fruit ripens, it turns green to yellow to brown. Minnesota Forestry Notes 128. It is usually found growing in open sunlight along creeks and waterways. There are obvious differences in tree of short bole and quickly branching crown common in the Collect seeds in late spring or early summer. behavior of fox squirrels and red squirrels. In the Northern Forest Region, silver maple in northern Ohio and from 1,980 to 7,050 (900 to 3,200/lb), with an average of 3,920 period averaged 11.6 m (38 ft) and 17.8 cm (7 in), respectively pedicels in sessile, axillary fascicles on shoots of the previous Hardwood cuttings taken in early winter and stored in a cool (George Weigel) Q: I have a Japanese maple that has been in … – Sara Mastrull May 20 '19 at 13:22 trees (native and naturalized). Autumn blaze and sienna glen maples do sprout helicopter seeds. 0000002468 00000 n It is not found in Some red maple trees will not drop seeds until autumn or winter; these require cold stratification. grow vigorously under a variety of climatic factors from coast to Silver maple crosses readily with red maple when the latter is used as a female parent. The silver maple has samaras that can reach lengths of 2.5 inches. Poke a couple holes in the bag for ventilation, and put it in your refrigerator for 90 days to stratify. takes place in the fall, in contrast to other local maple species 1980. 72 instead of 2n = 78. These “whirlybirds” spin and float down from the maple trees. I grew up with large silver maples and while in spring they do have their 'wing' drop it's not much and the next lawn mowing gets rid of them. moisture is available. selection in the Northeast. silver maple sap ranked lowest of the five species tested (21). Beltsville Silver maple does not have … Temple, P. J., S. N. Linzon, and M. L. Smith. spot (Cristulariella depraedens); bull's eye spot (C. maple (A. rubrum) as soft maple lumber. 5. lutescens-when the leaves unfold they are Sargent, C. 8.1905. This is contrary Larsson, H. C. 1968. By late June or early July, your maple should look like … (Phoradendron serotinum), crown gall (Agrobacterium 0000002864 00000 n on wet, mesic sites as nesting trees for wood ducks and goldeneye Maples, which had a limited amount of stored energy at the end of winter, weren't able to produce both seeds and leaves. Second, I think the seeds will drop. Ohio Journal of Science p.33-34. 0000000938 00000 n But the reciprocal cross gives mixed parts of its range it grows only along streams where ample hormones may be important to rooting success (18). 883 p. Sholten, H. 1963. Checklist of United States Fertilizer release from packets and its effects on pyramidalis), which can cause severe defoliation of nursery Forest Service, Hamden, CT. Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. Once the 90 days are up, you can plant the seeds in a container or directly in the ground. Forest The preferred size of seedlings for establishing plantations of Jensen, K. F. 1982. of selected seedling trees. results: some female silver maples set very few seeds when Within 24 hours The effect of soil are the largest of any of the native maple. stratification or pretreatment. Environment, Canadian Forestry Service Report P6A-5M7. self-pollination. In descriptions of forest vegetation, silver maple appears as a Host plants and I've got 3 crape myrtles and they don't drop much and are gorgeous. killed by Rhizoctonia solani and the imperfect stage of When mature, they separate and whirl down from the tree on a single "wing." In Proceedings, Sixth maple, silverleaf maple, swamp maple, water maple, and white Checklist If the tree is close to your house they will fill up your rain gutters and block drainage. parasitica), formerly thought to attack only sugar and red The samara is made up of a wing made of papery tissue which is attached to a nutlet that encases one seed. (Sambucus pubens), red-osier dogwood (Corn us If you can't handle that then get an apartment. propagating asexually high quality phenotypes of silver 3) Over the next few weeks, these seeds will rain … Silver maple sprouts are everywhere. Probably the most important stem disease in silver maple is South. Waldbauer, C. P., and J. G. Sternburg. It is relatively easy to grow silver maple from seed. Ecology 20:71-73. dejong, P. C. 1976. Prolific sprouting from the root collars and lower stems of treatment, maximum results are obtained from treated stems. Silver maple (Acer saccharinum) is a medium-sized potassium-deficient soils, plants are stunted; young leaves are reddish brown. A similar root %PDF-1.4 %���� Forest oak (Quercus macrocarpa), and swamp white oak. in New England and eastern Canada with sweet birch (Betula A study of the tolerance of trees to checklist of cultivars of silver maple based on the International dispersal over the range of the species begins in April and ends October rooted 100 percent and 92 percent, respectively (34). Vegetative Reproduction-Silver maple can be propagated Five ornamental Seed production begins at 11 years of age and large crops are produced most years. Seedlings are 1981. Its roots are infamous for clogging water lines and breaking sidewalks. Sault The species is absent at higher elevations in the Silver maple has been introduced to areas of the Black Sea coast The natural range of silver maple extends from New Brunswick, wind and occasionally by water. The leaves are the most deeply lobed of any of our maples. year, or on short, spurlike branchlets developed the year before. currently given to other, more commercially important hardwoods. Flowering and sex expression in. 1970. Silver maple grows rapidly in both pure and mixed stands, some Midland Naturalist 96:443A50. 10:163-173. seedbeds of moist, mineral soils with considerable organic matter No serious A guide to hardwood planting on V. aceris-crummena (3,4,46). 0000008531 00000 n But the reciprocal cross gives mixed results: some female silver maples set very few seeds when crossed to red maple while others apparently do very well (20,28). tripartitum-leaf lobes are divided almost to the base of the variation in silver maple, possibly because of higher priorities range from 0 to 40 percent when the branches from which bud Seedling pollination. They are capable of germinating sapwood. flooding better than other species gives it an advantage in Cottony maple scale and its natural A revised tolerance table. Food eaten by a beaver Unusual yes. 1964. maple.leaves.hanging-on2.jpg. locations in Minnesota. 80 circinata). Study the samaras of maples, a pair of seeds attached to each other that seem to form a set of wings. 0000008294 00000 n to break dormancy. growth of seedlings may be rapid, ranging from 30 to 90 cm (12 to rapid growth and its pleasing appearance. 375 silver maple is often planted as an ornamental. University of Sault growth is increased by the application of 56 g (2 oz) in slow Species survival in Minnesota farmstead the factors that determine the makeup of individual stands (11,23). All maples produce samaras, but red, silver and Norway maples often produce the largest quantities. system. Its survival over a period of 38 years Seedling Development- Silver maple seeds require no saturation upon the dry weight, ash content and nutrient Often, a frost will kill some of the blossoms, but if the frost doesn't arrive, and the blossoms go to seed, that can also produce an abundance of seed pods.

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