Where to buy Brandywine Red Maple

cr500October 14, 2006

Anyone know of a good place to get a Brandywine Maple? One nursery in Bethesda said they have it for $150 for a 6' tree.

That seems a tad high.


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cfmuehling(7b DC/MD burbs)

I bought mine online as a sapling. It wasn't inexpensive.
It's so beautifully red, I'd pay the $150 for a 6'. I'm not surprised it's so high. I'm willing to bet that's even on sale, isn't it?

I can go out and check the tag for the online vendor if you're interested in a small, beginner tree.


    Bookmark   October 22, 2006 at 7:55PM
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Don't bother checking. I found one online that I'll probably go for (6', 5 gal, $90 delivered).

Sounds as if you like the tree. How are the surface roots? How old and how big is it?


    Bookmark   October 24, 2006 at 6:52PM
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cfmuehling(7b DC/MD burbs)

Mine is small. I bought it in 2004 and it came as a sapling, probably 12" tall? Here it is in 2006 and it's not 3' yet. No surface roots would be the good news! :)

I do love it, though. It's little leaves are a gorgeous scarlet. I have a 'Somerset' nearby, which is a tiny bit faster growing, and its leaves are a very great, complimentary red.

I wasn't in a position then to purchase anything but saplings and focus on the future. Nowadays, I'd also go for the one you found online. Let me know what you think as time goes by?


    Bookmark   October 25, 2006 at 12:48PM
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Nature Hills Nursery online (naturehills.com) I purchase a 4 ft. Brandywine Maple for $23.00 on March 8, 2008. I planted it a few days later (after the rain stopped). Today, it has tiny green leaf buds on all of its branches. Good Deal!!!

    Bookmark   April 22, 2008 at 3:14PM
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