Red Maple Tree

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  • Red Maple is common to central and eastern North America
  • Red Maple Tree Attract Birds and Other Species of Wildlife to the Areas they are Planted

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Red Maple Tree, Acer Rubrum is a Seed Producing Deciduous

These are sometimes called soft maple trees. The botanical name for these is Acer Rubrum, and they are native to the eastern and central areas of North America. These trees are beautiful and do well in both residential and commercial environments. They produce a type of seed in late summer to early fall that will attract birds and various other species of wildlife to the area. They can grow to 60 feet in height and up to 40 feet wide when fully mature. These trees mature at a moderate rate of about 1 to 2 feet annually. They are supertrees to incorporate into any landscape. These will be excellent shade trees, and they will grow naturally into a rounded or oval shape without being pruned.

 Red Maple Tree, Acer Rubrum Attract Birds and Other Species of Wildlife to the Areas they are Planted

They do require moisture and good drainage. The drainage will help to keep the roots healthy and free from root rot. They love full to partially sunny areas and will thrive when planted in the sun. These trees will grow best when planted in USDA Climate Zones 4 through 9. By planting in these zones, the tree has an excellent chance of growing to its full potential. Red Maple is common in central and eastern North America. The species is remarkably adaptable to many different conditions. It can be planted anywhere, no matter the soil or ecosystem, and be expected to thrive. This tree species can be found in swampland, in forests of any variety of soil types, and on mountainsides at altitudes of as much as 3,000 feet. Some trees prefer the northern or southern side of a hilltop, but this is not so with red maples. They will grow on any facing of a hill.

Red Maple Tree, Acer Rubrum is For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping

 Soft maple trees are another name for these trees. These trees are endemic to the eastern and central parts of North America; It has a scientific name, Acer Rubrum. Such trees are lovely, and they thrive in residential and industrial settings. In the mid-summer, trees produce a type of seed that attracts birds and other animals to the area. Once fully mature, plants can reach a height of 60 feet and a width of 40 feet. Maple trees develop at a slow rate of 1 to 2 feet per year. They are supertrees that can be used in any setting. These trees will provide good shadow, and gradually the tree grows into a curved or oval shape if not clipped.

Because of its adaptability to various settings, the Red Maple Tree is among the most common trees in the eastern United States. It is drought-resilient, but Maple grows in damp bogs, particularly in the southern part of its range. Plus, this hardy Maple thrives in a wide range of soil conditions, from loamy, moist soil to deep clay. It can even endure pollution and an urban setting, even though less-than-ideal circumstances impact its leaf hues. Moisture and excellent drainage are required. Drainage will assist in keeping the roots healthy and strong against root rot. 

They prefer full to the medium sun and flourish if grown in the sun. Planting these trees in planting Zones 4-9 will yield the best results. The tree has a good chance of reaching its full potential if planted in such zones. It is frequently employed as a shade tree in gardens due to its gorgeous fall colors and appealing form. It is produced economically for maple syrup extraction and moderates to high-grade lumber on a modest scale. Also, it is Rhode Island's state tree. Within young, heavily disturbed woods, especially those often logged, the tree can become weedy or even invasive. These maples are rare in mature or old age northern hardwood forests. 

The red Maple's bright red foliage is the easiest method to distinguish it. When the species is immature, the bark appears pale grey with a silky touch. The tree's bark darkens with age and fractures into slightly elevated long ridges. Male and female red flowers emerge in independent sessile clusters, and the blooms are generally unisexual. However, they can also be bisexual. They emerge in the winter season to early spring, typically before the leaves, between December to May according to elevation and latitude. Its fruit is a samara 15 to 25 millimeters long and occurs in pairs having wings that are 50 to 60 degrees.

Best Time to Harvest: December to May 

Water: Drought tolerance when established

Zone: 4-9

Height at Maturity: 60 feet tall

Sun Exposure: Partial shade in full sun

Ship as: Bareroot

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Hardy Zones 3-9, Mature Height 12', Mature Width 8', Bloom Season- Spring, Status- Beginner
Planting Zones 3-9
$9.99 - Ships Fall
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2 Reviews

  • 5
    Plants in good condition planted yesterday

    Plants in good condition planted yesterday

  • 5

    I love this tree and the beautiful colors it provides in all the seasons

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