Red Maple (Acer Rubrum)


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Potted saplings. 125 - 150 cm height. 1 gallon. Price per tree.


The red maple is a medium-sized tree that can grow up to 25 metres tall, with a trunk that's 60 centimetres in diameter. Its leaves are 5 to 15 centimetres long, light green on top and paler underneath.  SOURCE: Government of Ontario

Planting Tips:

  • Moisture: Grows best in moist soil, but can tolerate different moisture levels
  • Shade: Tolerates some shade
  • Soil: Grows in a variety of soils
  • Extra water/care needed for red maples, as they take longer than other plants to get established after transplanting from pot to soil, depending on where they are planted. If in the correct planting location, survival will be greater.

Agricultural Considerations:

  • Red maples should be planted away from livestock, as they can be toxic to horses (both the leaves and wood used for bedding)

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