More About Acer rubrum
- Small to medium-sized broad-leaved hardwood
- Crown is small, dense and narrow with spreading or ascending branches
- Flowers appear in bright red clusters
- Summer foliage is green in the summer, turning red in autumn
- Bloom Time: May
Native to Ontario and parts of North America. In autumn, the bright red leaves make a striking contrast against dark coloured evergreens or the white bark and yellow foliage of birches. It can be grown as a specimen tree or multi-stemmed plant.
Red Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips
Red maples thrive on a wide range of soil types, tolerate more moisture, pH and elevation than any other forest species in North America.
Acer rubrum Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring