Red Maple Tree

Full Sun, Sun And Shade,
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Planting Zones
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5-7 Days
Planting Zones 3-9
Shade, Wind Break,

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Red Maple Tree Description

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 North America's eastern and central areas. 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 super trees 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 and 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 keep the roots healthy and free from rot. They love full to partially sunny areas and will thrive when planted in the sun. These trees 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 familiar 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, forests of various soil types, on mountainsides at altitudes of as much as 3,000 feet. Some trees prefer a hilltop's northern or southern side, but this is different from 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 slowly from 1 to 2 feet per year. They are super trees 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 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. This hardy tree thrives in many soil conditions, from loamy, moist soil to deep clay. It can 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 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. The tree can become weedy or invasive within young, heavily disturbed woods, especially those often logged. These maples are rare in mature or old-age northern hardwood forests. 

The tree's bright red foliage is the easiest method to distinguish it. The bark appears pale grey with a silky touch when the species is immature. 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 and early spring, typically before the leaves, between December and May, according to elevation and latitude. Its fruit is a samara 15 to 25 millimeters long and occurs in pairs with wings 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

People buy Red Maple Tree for its gorgeous fall foliage and shade. Tennessee Wholesale Nursery has these trees in stock. You can grab this offer before it's too late. Contact us Now!


Reviews (4)

  • 5
    Red Maple...

    Posted by WT Lange on Jan 09, 2023

    Excellent condition and trimmings.

  • 5
    Red Maples

    Posted by Victorian Farms on Oct 28, 2022

    Trees look good on arrival. In the ground and hoping all goes well over the winter and into next Spring.

  • 5
    Plants in good condition planted yesterday

    Posted by David Dirksen on Apr 01, 2022

    Plants in good condition planted yesterday

  • 5

    Posted by Gary Davis on Mar 06, 2018

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

Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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