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HEIGHT:40 - 60 feet
SPREAD:30 - 50 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Smooth gray bark; green leaves in summer; fall leaf color varies from yellow to red; tolerates moist soil; good street tree.
LIMITATIONS:Northern seed source necessary for survival; wrap trunk during winter (only) until bark develops fissures to prevent winter bark split.
HARDINESS:SC, SE (Zone 3)
ORIGIN:Newfoundland to Florida west to Minnesota, Oklahoma and Texas
CULTIVARS:‘Armstrong’ and ‘Bowhall’ columnar to pyramidal forms growing 40’ high and 10’ wide with good autumn color (Zone 4); ‘Autumn Blaze’, ‘Autumn Flame’, and ‘Autumn Glory’ fast growing; excellent early red autumn color (Zone 4); ‘Landsburg’ best red autumn color for Zone 3; ‘Northwood’ adaptable tree; yellow, orange and red autumn colors; ‘October Brilliance’ and ‘October Glory’ excellent for late red autumn color; autumn leaves can be stripped by winds (Zone 5); ‘Red Sunset/Franksred’ excellent orange to red autumn color earlier than other red maples (Zone 3).
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