Red Maple (Acer rubrum)

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Description

Latin: Acer rubrum

Zones: 3-9

Other common names: Red Maple, soft maple, swamp maple

Mature Height: 75-80 ft. but can be over 100′ tall under right conditions. Grows fast

Soil / Climate: Red Maple is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees of eastern North America and is adaptable to a very wide range of soil conditions.

Notes:  Autumn Foliage varies from greenish yellow to vibrant scarlet to burgundy and often one of the first trees to color. Used as a shade tree. It is used commercially on a small scale for maple syrup production as well as for its medium to high quality lumber. The twigs of the red maple are reddish in color.

Wildlife: The red maple is a used as a food source by several forms of wildlife. Elk and white-tailed deer in particular use it as an important source of winter food.

Cold Stream Farm supplies Red Maple trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Acer rubrum can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.

Additional information

Dimensions 1 × 1 in

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