Scientific Name: Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
Common Name: Red Maple
Garden Size: 40-50 ft. x 30-40 ft.
Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
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: Orange to Red
Bloom Time: March
Bloom Color: Clusters of Red Flowers, Female.
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.