Red Maple Sun Valley Maple Update - Fall 2019
Our little Red Maple Sun Valley Maple Tree in the far back of our yard is putting on a little bit of a Fall show right now. As the name implies, it is *supposed* to be a lovely red show. Like this. Ours isn't, ummm, red. But it *is* yellow. And that's what happened last year, too. Here's a post from early November that shows the tree in early Fall and then during its yellow phase.
This Maple tree was planted on Earth Day in 2018 and was a tiny little thing. It has since grown up a bit - both in height and caliper.
In the [tree inventory] of 2018, it topped out at 96" in June of 2018.
This year's [tree inventory], showed it had gained 12" and is now 108" tall.
This is a tree planted not for today, but for the long term. (Remember..."He who plants