The stylized leaf in the Canadian flag represents the ten species of maple native to Canada. A staple food source for Canada’s aboriginal peoples, the maple has been significant to Canada’s history for centuries. The maple leaf has been used as an arboreal emblem of Canada and its people since the 1700s. Today, maples remain of commercial, environmental, and aesthetic importance to all Canadians. This Grow Kit contains everything you need to grow one of Canada’s amazing maple trees from seed!