Large Japanese maples can grow up to 18" annually, eventually developing a broad canopy.
Some maples grow quite quickly, creating a sizable tree in just a matter of about 10 years. The maple varieties listed here do an effective job at providing an established look in the landscape in a short period of time. Each type featured here has some unique or distinct feature that makes it a worthwhile choice for the garden. Large-growing maples are considered to be those that grow in excess of 12 inches per year. These varieties can be expected to exceed 10 feet within 10 years. On each product page, a full description as well as additional growth information is provided. Find the perfect fast-growing maple tree for your garden by using the search filters on the left to meet your needs.
LANDSCAPE USES Since these maples grow rather quickly, they are ideal for developing borders or seasonal shade/privacy. Larger maples are also useful to create an impressive, stately appearance in a landscape without waiting many years for them to mature.
Whatever application you have in mind, if you are looking for a maple that will develop into a tree without waiting many years, a large maple will be the ideal option.