Are sugar maples fast growing?

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asked Dec 8, 2020 in Gardening by 88sease (680 points)
Are sugar maples fast growing?

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answered Dec 8, 2020 by Larry S (42,350 points)
Sugar Maple Trees are fast growing after they mature from seeds and once the sugar maple tree starts growing it will begin growing at a rate of 1 foot to 2 foot per year depending on the climate and weather conditions.

In the beginning though it can take a few years before you see the seed turn into a tree and come out of the ground.

The most common maple tree is the Red Maple Tree.

Maple Trees are also commonly made into maple bonsai trees as well because their branches are pretty flexible.

The Red Maple Tree can grow to a mature height of 50 feet tall and the Red Maple Trees are a very popular landscape tree but the Red Maple Tree is also considered invasive in some forests, where it crowds out native oaks.

A maple bonsai tree takes at least 3 years to grow into a tree from a seed.

For a Bonsai Tree to grow from a seedling it takes a minimum of three years before the seedlings mature enough to start shaping.

To grow a Bonsai Tree fully it takes 10 to 15 years to see the Bonsai Tree mature enough and reach optimal height as they are pretty slow growing.

As long as you take care of the Maple Bonsai Tree and water it and fertilize it properly then the tree should be nearly full grown by 10 to 15 years.

Make sure the Bonsai Tree gets plenty of sunlight to allow it to get the needed vitamins to grow properly.

The Maple Bonsai Tree can eventually grow to as high as 30 feet tall so it's best to have a place to grow the maple bonsai tree outdoors.

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