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Ryan Berger

Small Maple Trees

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While it was pouring and hailing out yesterday I noticed my gutters were not draining. I went out and could see small trees growing in my gutters. I went up on the roof and there were at least 400 small maple trees growing in my gutters,, anybody think that they would be worth replanting or maybe somone wants a couple 4" tall trees....

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I get a garden full of them every year from my neighbors tree. If you want some more let me know. grin

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Odds are they are either Silver Maples, Norways or the dreaded Amurs. If Amur Maple please dispose of immediately, last I heard was they were about to be listed as invasive in MN.

But Silver Maples might be worth a try in the garden if you have a place to put them when they get larger. Silvers grow fast and will get huge within 10 years.

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