Big Trees
Red Maple 'Autumn Blaze'
Acer x freemanii
50' tall with a 40 spread at maturity. Oval round form. Partial shade to full sun exposure. A cross between Red Maple and Silver Maple. Fast growth rate. Rich green leaves resemble the Silver Maple turning an attractive orange-red in the Fall that persists later than many cultivars.
Norway Maple
Acer planoides
60' tall with a spread of 40' at maturity. Rounded form. Partial shade to full sun exposure. Well drained to moist soil. Has a larger leaf than the Red Maple. Green leaf color changes to an attractive yellow in the Fall. Medium to fast growth rate. A popular cultivar is 'Crimson King' which is a purple leafed form, 40' tall with a 40 width. Oval form. Average growth rate. Well drained, moist soil.
Red Maple (Swamp Maple)
Acer rubrum
50' tall with a 45' spread at maturity. Rounded oval form. Partial shade to full sun exposure. Grows in moist, well drained soil but will tolerate wet soil. Medium to fast growth rate. Green leaf changing to red-orange in the Fall. A very popular shade tree.
Shantung Maple
Acer truncatum
25-30 tall with a spread of 25. Rounded form. Partial shade to full sun exposure. Grows in moist well drained soil. Slow growth rate. Dark green glossy leaves turning yellow-orange-red in the Fall. Drought and heat tolerant. Considered a good small tree for residential areas.
Sugar Maple
Acer saccharum
55' tall with a 45' width at maturity. Partial shade to full sun exposure. Well drained moist soils. Average growth rate. Green leaf color changes to an attractive orange-red in the Fall. Another popular shade tree.
Three Flowered Maple
Acer triflorum
20' - 30' tall with a comparable spread. Small upright spreading tree. Partial shade to full sun exposure. Grows in moist well-drained soil. Dark green leaves turnlng into rich yellow and red in the Fall. Slow growth rate. Good specimen tree for focal or border plantings.
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