Red Maple - Acer rubrum | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Red Maple

Scientific name: Acer rubrum

Example mature size: 25 m tall, 15 m wide; 82.5 ft tall, 49.5 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun

Water: Average

Soil: Sand, Loam

Blooms: Green in April

Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Common

Natural habitats: Open-upland

Wildlife benefits:

Points of interest: - A fast-growing, tall, straight tree in the forest commonly found throughout central and southern Ontario - It's named for its beautiful bright red leaves in autumn - In the open, it may divide its main stem several times, making its limbs more susceptible to breaking