Trees/Shrubs

Maple - Red, October Glory

Acer rubrum, October Glory

Description

Red maple is a native tree with vibrant red flowers in spring, bright green leaves in summer, and come autumn, the foliage turns a deep shade of red. Compared to other cultivars, the leaves of October Glory turn red two weeks later. Trees are oval-shaped, grow well in sun and partial shade, and are tolerant of wet sites.

Native
Great for creating shade
Wet site tolerant

Characteristics

Height: 40 ft.
Spread: 25 ft.
Bloom color: Red
Bloom time: Spring
Foliage: Green
Soil type: average, moist, sandy
Exposure: Sun, part-shade, shade tolerant
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4