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Acer rubrum

Acer rubrum is the well-known Canadian maple. It is grown primarily for its brilliant red autumn leaf colours. The colours may be more muted in the UK, as they depend on the cold autumn nights and warm autumn days.

Acer rubrum is fast-growing and will reach 6m tall in 10 years in good conditions. It does best on neutral or slightly acidic soils.

Acer rubrum maple trees for sale

    Sorry we have not produced any trees of this variety this season.

    Acer rubrum characteristics

    • Attractive featuresAutumn foliage colour
    • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
    • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • PruningDo not prune
    • Growth rateFast
    • Site conditionsOccasional drought
    • Flowering monthApril
    • Leaf colourGreen
    • Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Red
    • Annual cycleDeciduous

    What will it look like?

    Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. We try to keep all pot-grown trees down to about 1.5m as supplied, but some may be larger. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

    Acer rubrum Scanlon