The red maple tree is very well known and by far one of the most popular landscape shade trees that you can get your hands on. They are well known for the beautiful red colors in the fall, the quick growth rate and for being more of a medium size shade tree. Red maple trees Bring color to your landscape year-round. Green stems turn red in winter, new leaves are red-tinged, turning to green. The fall color is deep red or yellow. Flowers are also red. Fast-growing and tolerant of many soils. Grows to 40' to 60', 40' spread. (zones 3-9) Consuming .03% of dry wilted leaves can cause toxicity to horses. This is a very popular tree and is known to be quick growing and famous for fall colors. One of the only downsides of a red maple is that it can be weak wooded so it can be a messy in your yard with sticks. It is also one of many trees that are known to get surface roots when it gets older. A great tree but shouldn’t be planted close to your home or near sidewalks or roads that the roots can damage .
To follow with your state regulations, we can not ship this plant to: AK, HI, AZ, or CA
Deliveries to WA, UT, ID, NV, MT, ND, SD MUST be shipped Bareroot.
average shipping height is 12” to 24”. We always send the tallest ones available that we have to you though. All of our trees ship Bareroot which means they will ship with no soil and no pot. This allows the plants to have a safer trip through the mail as well as to cut down on shipping costs majorly. The roots will be carefully removed from the pot they are growing in, and then wrapped in moist material with the roots sealed up to keep them moist during transit.
Name: Red Maple
Other Names: Acer Rubrum
Grow Zone: 3 to 9
Growth Speed: Fast
Light Requirements: Likes full sun
Average Full Grown Height: 40’ to 60’
Average Full Grown Width: 35’ to 45’
Deciduous (loses Leaves) Or Evergreen (Holds Foilage All Year): Deciduous
Average Lifespan: 80 to 100 years