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Featured Tree

Featured Tree

Red Maple (Acer rubrum)

Red Maple is one of the best trees to plant for fall color. The species in native to a large portion of the US and Canada. This tree is tolerant of wet soils as well as drier sites. Mature height could reach 90 feet with a spread of 50-60 feet. Red Maple makes a good shade tree for parks, lawns and other large open areas. Use as a street tree is ok as long as salt use for de-icing is not heavy. There are several varieties of this tree. They range from narrow and upright (Bowhall, Karpick) to wide spreading (October Glory) . Many varieties will guarantee a good red fall color. These include; October Glory, Red Sunset, and Autumn Flame. The flowers are also a good red color in very early spring.