• Red Maple

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    Red Maple
    Acer rubrum
     

     The red maple tree is deciduous, and it loses its leaves every year in the fall then grows new leaves in the spring. The red maple tree grows at a moderate to rapid rate. The red maple tree grows best in bright sun to partial shade. The red maple tree will grow in a range of soil types from sandy loam to clay. !
    The red maple tree is pyramidal shape when young. The structure when young is ascending branches with an irregular rounded crown. Later when the tree matures it will attain a larger more rounded crown.
    The red maple tree will grow to a size of 40 to 60 ft. The red maple tree will reach a width of 25 to 45 ft.
    The variability fall color can be observed on large stands growing on hill sides. Some trees will attain bright red color while some will be more yellow or orange.The red maple tree has small red flowers in dense clusters that occur in late winter to early spring. 
    The red maple tree grows best in zones 3 to 9,