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Arboretum: Red Maple

Red Maple

Acer rubrum

Native to eastern United States and Canada. Deciduous medium to large tree, grows to 70' tall. Relatively fast growing. Autumn color can vary from bright yellow to vibrant scarlet to burgundy. Tolerant of many conditions and adaptable. Prefers moist, acidic soils in full sun. An excellent tree for fall color.

Family: Aceraceae
Type: Native
Origin: Eastern United States
Season: Spring

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