Landscaping Ideas For Under A Maple Tree. Note how the pavers match well with the natural rock wall surrounding the area. Good Plants for a Maple Tree Garden Bed.
Note: it is undesirable to make a small rockery under the high and massive trees — it will look poor and loose in their background. In that vein, you may want to landscape under the canopy. Every yard looks better with a mature shade tree in it.
You don't have to be so deliberate in choosing plants with different textures for under the canopy because they won't be as visible.
As most maple species are large trees, under-planting species should be chosen for complementary characteristics such a shade.
You can plant ground coverage for trees at any time of the year, but early in the spring and later in the fall are the best. This type of maple tree enjoys full-sun exposure and is able to thrive in a variety of soil conditions. Unfortunately, as the tree grows and its branches and roots expand, the area around it becomes a barren wasteland.