Red Maple

Acer rubrum

Red Maple

This tree has a rounded crown with upward reaching branches. Adaptable to many soils, tolerates moisture and alkalinity. May attract aphids. Good lawn tree.

Description
Height: 40-60 feet
Spread: 30-50 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Fall Color: Red/Orange/Yellow
Flowers: Small, red, spring
Fruit: Winged seeds

Planting Distances
Foundation: 15 feet
Drives/Patios: 8 feet
Fence: 6 feet
Small trees: 25 feet