Scientific Name: Acer rubrum 'Brandywine'
Common Name: Red Maple
Garden Size: 35-50 ft. x 25-40 ft.
USDA Zone: 4 to 9
Plant Origin: Eastern North America
Exposure: Full Sun to Part
Shade Water & Soil: Average, Medium to Wet; Tolerant of a wide range of soils
Habit (Form): Ovate Canopy, Large Shade Tree
Foliage: Medium to Dark Green Triangular Lobed Leaves
Fall Color: Scarlet to Reddish Purple
Bloom Time: March
Bloom Color: Clusters of Red Flowers, Male. Does not produce fruit.
Uses: Specimen Tree for Lawn or Park, Plant near ponds, creeks or lakes
Additional Information: Acer rubrum has a flattened root system that may buckle sidewalks or driveways if planted too close. Also take care not to plant near foundation for this same reason.