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Plant sugar maple trees with balled and burlapped roots in an area with moist sandy or loamy soil and minimal pollution. The trees require at least partial sunlight and do best in a park setting with room to spread. More »

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The life span of a red maple tree is between 100 and 300 years. The average life span of a sugar maple tree is 300 years, although sugar maples can live up to 400 years. Silver maple trees typically live between 100 and ... More »

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Common varieties of maple trees include the red maple, silver maple, sugar maple and sycamore maple. There are more than 128 species of maple trees, some of which are native to North America, while others are native to A... More »

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The Norwegian maple tree, also known as the Norway maple, has one characteristic that distinguishes it from other types of maple trees: When one of its leaf stems is broken, the stem exudes a white, milky sap. The Norweg... More »

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Tips for large tree transplanting include pruning the roots in advance, transplanting the tree at the right time and transplanting the tree with its soil attached. When digging out the tree, it is important to mark the b... More »

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To identify diseases in maple trees, examine the bark for cankers and lesions, check for signs of girdling roots and analyze the tree to see if verticillium wilt is present. The difficulty of the identification process d... More »

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To care for a Chinese paperback maple, plant the tree in well-drained soil in an area that gets some sunlight and prune the tree while it is dormant. Add some mulch to the base in the spring. More »

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