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Red Maple

Botanical Name
Acer rubrum
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9
Height
40 to 60 feet
Width
40 to 60 feet
Flowers
March to April: red
Fruit
Samaras, reddish
Fall Color
Yellows, oranges, reds
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Needs acidic, tolerant of other conditions
Planting & Care
  • Transplant in spring - bare root when young, balled and burlap when older
Problems
Chlorosis in alkaline soils, scorch
Varieties
  • Autumn Flame - reliably winter hardy
  • Bowhall - orange fall color
  • Karpick - yellow or red fall color
  • Red Sunset - excellent orange to red fall color, upright, 45x35', Zone 4

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