RED MAPLE – ACER RUBRUM
The Red Maple tree will thrive and do great in full sunlight and also in partial sunlight. It will grow best when planted in climate zones 3 through 9. It is a great tree because it will adapt well to different types of soils and will be very easy to grow in any soil condition. This tree will also provide amazing color in spring, summer and the fall months of the year. The Maple will also work great to create a pleasant shady spot on the grass for a homeowner to enjoy. This tree will appear with brilliant and bright green leaves to enjoy during the spring and summer. It will also have gorgeous red color leaves during the fall months of the year. This tree will also have red clusters of flowers during the spring months, and then it will provide those seed packets that will fly around like small helicopters during the summer months.
The wood on this tree is very strong and hardy and is often used for firewood. It will give spectacular color and will brighten up a garden or other landscape. These trees are great to use in creating large landscaping projects. They will be very easy to grow and to care for as they grow and become beautiful mature trees. This tree will also bring a variety of wildlife to the area where they grow. It will look amazing and will add incredible curb appeal to a home.
This species of tree can be found in swampland, in forests of any of a variety of soil types and on mountainsides at altitudes of as much as 3,000 feet. Some trees prefer the northern or southern side of a hilltop, but this is not so with red maples. They will grow on any facing of a hill.
They also can be found growing in areas of thick overgrowth where some trees would not be able to thrive.
USDA Climate Zone: 3 – 9.
Tree Height: 40 – 90 feet
Blooming Season: Early Spring.
Soil Type: Adaptable to various soils.
Sun: Partial to Full Sun
Ships As: Bareroot Plant