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Red Maple (Acer rubrum)
Tree size: L
Mature height: 40-60 ft
Mature spread: 40 ft
Estimated height range at delivery: 4-5 ft
Bloom time: March-April
Sun: Full sun-part shade
Soil moisture: Medium-Wet
Notes: Beautiful fall color. Tolerates wet soil and air pollution. Great specimen tree but avoid planting too close to sidewalks/driveway. *Red maple is a lovely native tree, so lovely that it has been heavily planted and makes up a significant portion of our Central Indiana tree canopy. Consider Black Cherry and Black Gum as other great alternatives with similar characteristics.
Remember to consider above and below ground utilities and mature growth size when choosing trees for your property. Need more info on trees, pests, & growing characteristics? Visit www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plantfinder.
We guarantee a healthy specimen will be supplied at pick up. Due to variations in planting, site conditions and care, no guarantee or refunds will be given after tree pick up. For three-gallon specimens, you are investing in quality root stock vs vigorous above ground leafing or height. From strong roots grow strong trees! The provided estimated heights at delivery are not guaranteed.
* Trees with an asterisk are noted in the Purdue Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment as good choices for urban areas in relation to climate change and foreseen shifting vegetation habitats. More info/links are on the tree sale webpage.
Don?t forget to order a watering bag to make tree care easier.
Photos: Arbor Day Foundation and/or Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder