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Are you passionate about trees and gardening and ready to learn more about the remarkable maple?

Join The Maple Society for a wealth of great benefits and opportunities to meet others who share a similar passion and admiration of all things Acer!

Membership is open to any individual, organization, professional grower or retailer, collector, enthusiast or researcher with an interest in the purposes of the International Maple Society North American Branch. Branch membership fees ALSO include membership in the International Maple Society, providing you with both local and global benefits!


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International Membership:

For those residing in the UK or EU...

Click here to become a member.

International members are also entitled to register for events in North America; during the registration process you'll be asked to validate your current International member level.

For those who prefer to pay by check, click this button for a downloadable form.


  • Discounts at nurseries and other maple resellers.

  • Local educational events and classes.

  • Private tours of local gardens and nurseries.

  • Access to local experts.

  • Local social get-togethers and networking.

  • Regional meetings.

  • The ability to shape the organization through your vote(s).

  • The opportunity to blog about your maples.


Corporate Level Members:

  • Featured placement on our website's "Resources" page (logo, address, links)

  • Featured article in our blog

  • Free advertisement about your business in our newsletter


  • A high quality, full color, quarterly newsletter. Articles include: the latest on the Society activities, news on the latest cultivar introductions, scientific discoveries about species, conservation news, and much more (includes access to over 30 years of newsletters in our archive).

  • Opportunities to join exclusive international events, which tour the great gardens and nurseries of the world with expert guides.

  • Tri-annual International Symposiums.
  • Access to international language-local Zoom classes, held in English, French and Spanish (including access to previously recorded events).

  • An opt-in list of members willing to share their gardens with you, or just get together to talk about maples!

More Benefits Coming Soon:

  • Access to global expert advice via “Ask the Maple Society.”

  • Access to the Maple Society’s private Members Forum.

  • An opportunity to participate in the Society’s vaunted Seed Exchange program, which lets you grow difficult to find Japanese Maples and other maple seeds.

  • Access to the Society’s unmatched cultivar database, with over 4,000 Japanese Maple cultivars and many species maple cultivars.

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