Acer rubrum

Red Maple

  • Fast growing, oval shaped specimen shade tree
  • Early spring bloom attracts all kinds of pollinators
  • Brilliant red fall foliage color is a showstopper
  • Provides food and nesting for birds
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, acidic soils with good drainage but grows well in average to wet, well-drained soil. This is a big tree so give it plenty of room to reach full size

Height: 45-70 ft
Spread: 30-50 ft
Price Level 1: 64.99~#3
Bloom Color: Red
Zone: 3-8
Price Level 2: 139.99~#7

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Great Foliage
  • Low Maintenance
  • Specimen
  • Focal Point
  • Fast Growing
  • Fall Color
  • Native


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Red

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water