Scientific Name: Acer rubrum Form: Oval - vertical, Pyramidal - narrowly, Round, Columnar
Common Name:red maple Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:SapindaceaeHabit: Open
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):15 - 22m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Ovate, Ciliate, Palmately lobed, Double serrate
Flowers: Corymb, Red, Feb- Mar
Fruit: Samara, Red, Brown, Jun- Jul
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Leaves with 3 major lobes with soft serrations, fall colour vibrant red; terminal buds multiple; samaras red, narrower angle compared to A. platanoides. Winter ID: buds small (3 mm) red opposite; flower buds in large clusters circle twigs, give branches a bumpy look.