A native hardwood tree. Not considered a very fast grower but this tree can live for a very long time and it’s very strong. It can have beautiful red fall colors and can become a large shade tree.
Red maples are native to much of the USA and are known to be quick growers and well known for the beautiful red fall colors. There are many different versions of the red maple but this is the original native red maple grown from seed. They are beautiful trees but are considered a softwood maple and can have weaker branches and surface roots when they get older.
Silver maple are one of the most planted trees across the USA. There are god and bad to them. They can grow from 3’ to 7’ per year and can become a nice shade tree in just a few years. They are known to have weaker branches that can break easily in storms as well as surface roots when they get older.
River birch are native here to Missouri as well as other states!