Acer rubrum


Common Name: Red Maple
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): sun to light shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:40 to 75 feet
Width:20 to 50 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:wet to dry, prefers moist rich soil
Soil Moisture:Dry, Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:late spring
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:red
Bloom Time:early spring
Comments:Pollution tolerant.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate within 4 weeks if sown at 70°F
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
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Picture Copyright: John Oyston