Perhaps no other tree is held in such high regard as the Red Maple. Its name stems from its year-round presentation of red, from its winter buds and spring flowers to its emerging leaf stalks in the summer and vivid autumn foliage. It is an impressive shade tree that ranges in height from 40 to 60 feet.
The Red Maple enjoys its fair share of sun and should receive at least six hours per day. It is a fast grower that thrives in acidic soil conditions. A drought-tolerant variety with an oval to rounded canopy.