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Red Maple

Acer rubrum

Want shade, color and character? Native Red Maple is one of the first trees to color in fall in shades of bright yellow, flaming orange or red. Great specimen tree that adds beauty and value to your landscape. Crown of native species is narrow to broadly rounded with a straight trunk. All cultivars and native selections are excellent trees for the urban landscape.

Classic native tree
Great fall color
Long-lived and easy-to-grow
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
10015 6-12in Step 2 $12.50

More About Acer rubrum:

Good species for fall color.

Gardening Suggestions for Red Maple:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Great Foliage
40-70 Feet
30-60 Feet
Hardiness Zone:

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.


Characteristics & Attributes for Acer rubrum ''

Soil Moisture Preference



Full Sun
Partial Shade

Season of Interest (Foliage)


Foliage Color





Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Great Foliage
Midwest Native