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Red maple is a native, deciduous tree in the Sapindaceae (soapberry) family. It is a handsome shade tree with a rounded crown and ascending branches to a 30- to 50-foot spread. In nature, it can be found growing in upland deciduous forests, up to at least 5,000 feet in elevation, and is one of the first trees to show color in the fall.

Acer rubrum, Red Maple

  • Height: 40-60'. Red leaves in fall. Fastgrowing tree. Prefers sun to part shade. Deer resistant. Host plant. Native plant. Attractive to pollinators.

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