Red Maple


Red Maple (Acer rubra) is a deciduous tree that dazzles with its brilliant red spring flowers and vibrant fall foliage. Adaptable to various soil types, it’s a favorite for urban landscapes and woodland settings alike. The Red Maple is a testament to nature’s fiery spirit, lighting up gardens with its seasonal displays.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 3-9
Soil pH: 4.0-7.0
Soil Type: Well-drained, moist, acidic
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 40-60′ tall, 30-50′ wide
Plant Spacing: 30-50′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, rounded
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Bloom Time: March-April
Flower Color: Red

Fruit Characteristics

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Red-orange
Lifespan: 80-100 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Eastern North America
Nitrogen Fixing: No