Acer rubrum - Red Maple

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Acer rubrum - Red Maple

Can be used for bonsaiBig tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageDeciduousSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant

Red Maple is a fast growing tree, best known for its brilliant deep scarlet foliage in December-January in Florida and autumn elsewhere. It is is adaptable to a very wide range of site conditions. It can be found growing in wet sites, swamps, on poor dry soils, and most anywhere in between. Due to its attractive fall foliage and pleasing form, it is often used as a shade tree for landscapes. In Florida it grows much shorter than in colder region, reaching 20-40 ft.
This plant is grown from seed collected in Florida, so it is suited for planting in Florida. It may perform worse up North.

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot