Plant Care Drummond's maple
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Drummond's maple

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Drummond's maple has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Drummond's maple has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Red maple, Swamp, Water and Soft maple

Taxonomy

Acer rubrum
Acer
Sapindaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Drummond's maple

Water

How often to water your Drummond's maple

Water needs for Drummond's maple
0.5 cups
every 9

Drummond's maple needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Drummond's maple

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Drummond's maple in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Drummond's maple: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Drummond's maple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Drummond's maple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Drummond's maple in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Drummond's maple

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Drummond's maple: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Drummond's maple after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Drummond's maple is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Drummond's maple

Drummond's maple

Drummond's maple


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Drummond's maple has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Drummond's maple has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Drummond's maple has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Drummond's maple has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Drummond's maple has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Drummond's maple has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Drummond's maple has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Drummond's maple has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Teeg avatar
@Teeg
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 123 XP
08/02/2021

well i bought a daisy at my local supermarket for 76p thinking they would grow easily alas they needed vegetables and carbohydrates and whipped cream with chocolate- very disappointed

they are pet friendly . very

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Browns easily Browns easily
Pest magnet Pest magnet

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