Maple Resources - Written

Books or other written material about Maples

  1. wcutler
    A set of resources for maple enthusiasts, with a few with relevance to trees in general.

    Please suggest other links or let me know if a link no longer works in the thread linked to by the Discussion tab.

    You can find links to online Maple resources at
    Maple Resources - Online

    You can find links to nurseries at
    Maples: Nurseries Specializing in Maples in North America
    and
    Maples: Nurseries Specializing in Maples Outside of North America

    Illustrated Guide to Maples, An

    By Le Hardy de Beaulieu, Antoine. Published by Timber Press, 2003 (no longer available from Timber Press)
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Pages: 464pp.
    • Book dimensions: 8 x 11½ in. (290 x 205 mm.)
    • Images: 1200 color photos
    • ISBN-10: 0881926019
    • ISBN-13: 9780881926019
    Recommended as a pleasure to use - has great photos over illustrations with easy access to straight forward information vs over-loaded jargon.
    Awards for this book: Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book. Cover photos are included in this forum posting: Identification: - maple ID

    Link location https://www.amazon.ca/Illustrated-Guide-Maples-Antoine-Beaulieu/dp/0881926019
    Submitted by JT1

    Submitted date 17 Jun 2017; last confirmed 5 Jun 2018

    Japanese Maples: The Complete Guide to Selection and Cultivation
    By Vertrees, J.D. and Gregory, Peter; published by Timber Press, Portland, OR, 2010; 404 pages.
    This book was recommended as one of the most complete guides to Japanese maples, in an article by By Brian Minter in the Vancouver Sun on November 4, 2017 (page C2). Cited here is the fourth edition with 600 plants, offering detailed descriptions of over 150 new introductions, updates to plant nomenclature, and new insights into established favorites.

    Link location Japanese Maples: The Complete Guide to Selection and Cultivation
    Submitted by wcutler
    Submitted date 18 Nov 2017; last confirmed 18 Nov 2017

    Maples of the World
    By D. M. van Gelderen, P. C. de Jong, and H. J. Oterdoom; published by Timber Press (no longer available from them), 2010 in paper
    • Format: Paperback
    • Pages: 516 pp.
    • Book dimensions: 8.25 x 11 in. (280 x 210 mm.)
    • Images: 212 b/w photos, 148 line drawings, 2 maps
    • ISBN-10: 160469209X
    • ISBN-13: 9781604692099
    Every known maple is described, including growth habit, distribution, hardiness, and autumn color, as well as useful information on culture, propagation, and pests and diseases.

    Link location Maples of the World by P. C. De Jong and H. J. Oterdoom and D. M. Van Gelderen
    Submitted by JT1
    Submitted date 17 Jun 2017; last confirmed 5 Jun 2018