Acer rubrum
Red Maple

 Plant Type:
 Hardiness:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
 Flowers:
Red (Somewhat showy red flowers in spring)
 Foliage:
Green (Green foliage that is whitish underneath in summer); Red (Showy, bright red foliage in fall)
 Fruit:
Brown (Samaras can turn reddish then brown in the fall)
 Ultimate Height:
40-60 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
30-60 feet
 Soil:
Very tolerant of soils, however prefers slightly acidic, moist conditions
 Range:
Eastern and central United States and adjacent Canada
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Leaves opposite, simple, 2-4" long and wide, usually 3 lobed, but often 5. Petioles and stems often reddish. Flower buds imbricate and clustered around node. Scales pointed.

Additional Information

Tolerant of wet, poorly drained soils and as well as dry conditions. Weak wooded. Intermediate in quality between A. saccharum and A. saccharinum, somewhat prone to breakage in storms, but generally satisfactory. Does not tolerate heavy pollution.

When Acer rubrum has been observed flowering or fruiting at Purdue University

Flowering

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Fruiting

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

215 Acer rubrum found

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= Heritage plant = Memorial plant
Number Accession ID Location
1ORIG_4133*ACARY
2ORIG_0678*ADUHM
3ORIG_3367*ASPKL
42017_00036*APLHAR
5ORIG_4057*ACARY
6ORIG_4351*AWILY
7ORIG_2075*APGNW
82017_00034*APLHAR
9ORIG_1136*AMEMMALL
10ORIG_1677*ASCHL
112010_09828*APICK
12ORIG_0670*ADUHM
13ORIG_5517*APVA
142009_14441*AAGAD
15ORIG_5235*AROGA
162015_00366*AMOLL
17ORIG_4018*ACARY
182010_12958*AWILY
19ORIG_3019*AHIKS
202015_00368*AMOLL
21ORIG_5640*APVA
222015_00707*ATSS
23ORIG_4768*ASHRV
24ORIG_4342*AWILY
25ORIG_6557*AHANS
26ORIG_4136*ACARY
27ORIG_6888*ALYNN
28ORIG_1886*AHAMP
292010_10920*ABIND
302010_10919*ABIND
31ORIG_1995*APHYS
32ORIG_0280*ASHRV
33ORIG_0279*ASHRV
34ORIG_5473*APVA
35ORIG_3857*AHLTP
362010_10918*ABRK
372010_10913*ABRK
38ORIG_0668*ADUHM
392010_00386*ACARY
40ORIG_7397*AADDL
41ORIG_5518*APVA
42ORIG_6889*ALYNN
43ORIG_6890*ALYNN
442010_09826*APICK
45ORIG_5502*APVA
462010_12474*APVA
472017_00036*BADM
48ORIG_5239*AROGA
492010_10911*ABRK
50ORIG_4333*ATARK
51ORIG_4368*AWILY
52ORIG_6100*APVA
53ORIG_6010*APVA
54ORIG_5909*APVA
55ORIG_1722*AJNSN
56ORIG_3370*ASPKL
572010_00354*ACARY
582010_10922*ABIND
59ORIG_3899*AHLTP
60ORIG_3858*AHLTP
612010_04639*AROGA
62ORIG_8214*APVA
63ORIG_5242*AROGA
642010_07235*APVCC
65ORIG_0103*AMRPK
Heritage Plant
66ORIG_5970*APVA
67ORIG_4131*ACARY
682017_00036*CADM
69ORIG_4263*ATARK
70ORIG_4139*ACARY
712010_11257*AMANN
72ORIG_3423*ASPKL
732010_12473*APVA
74ORIG_3973*AHLTP
752010_10916*ABRK
76ORIG_5505*APVA
77ORIG_1783*APUSH
782010_04729*AFST
79ORIG_2066*APGNW
80ORIG_0418*ASMLY
81ORIG_7403*AADDL
822018_00960*ARSC
83ORIG_4339*AWILY
84ORIG_3888*AHLTP
852010_10917*ABRK
86ORIG_3856*AHLTP
87ORIG_1191*AREC
88ORIG_6059*APVA
892017_00038*APLHAR
90ORIG_5503*APVA
912010_04727*AFST
92ORIG_4462*AMCUT
93ORIG_4094*ACARY
942015_00686*ATARK
95ORIG_4353*AWILY
962010_00355*ACARY
972010_09831*APICK
98ORIG_0741*ADUHM
99ORIG_3886*AHLTP
100ORIG_4612*AERHT
101ORIG_4677*ASHRV
102ORIG_7399*AADDL
103ORIG_5920*APVA
104ORIG_4336*ATARK
105ORIG_5976*APVA
106ORIG_4021*ACARY
1072010_05959*AHILL
108ORIG_4254*AOWEN
109ORIG_7175*AKRAN
110ORIG_1123*AMEMMALL
Heritage Plant
Dedicated/Memorial Plant
111ORIG_0889*AAGAD
112ORIG_5527*APVA
113ORIG_3387*ASPKL
1142010_10915*ABRK
115ORIG_5535*APVA
1162012_00074*AAGAD
117ORIG_4137*ACARY
118ORIG_4762*ASHRV
1192017_00039*APLHAR
120ORIG_3373*ASPKL
1212017_00036*EADM
122ORIG_4180*AOWEN
123ORIG_4093*ACARY
124ORIG_6091*APVA
125ORIG_4672*ASHRV
1262010_10912*ABRK
1272014_00109*AFST
1282015_00687*ATARK
129ORIG_7257*AHAWK
1302010_05798*AHORTPARK
131ORIG_3420*ASPKL
1322010_05936*APGMD
133ORIG_7398*AADDL
134ORIG_4749*AHARR
1352010_07238*APJIS
136ORIG_3900*AHLTP
137ORIG_3889*AHLTP
1382015_00681*ACARY
139ORIG_4983*ACARY
1402015_00683*ATARK
1412010_00398*ACARY
1422010_09827*APICK
143ORIG_5612*APVA
144ORIG_5439*APJIS
1452017_00037*APLHAR
146ORIG_1190*AREC
1472010_07234*APVCC
148ORIG_5934*APVA
149ORIG_0888*APFEN
150ORIG_5861*APVA
151ORIG_7402*AADDL
1522010_09770*APICK
153ORIG_9313*ASHRV
1542015_00711*ATSS
155ORIG_3949*AHLTP
156ORIG_4020*ACARY
1572010_05958*AHILL
1582015_00708*ATSS
159ORIG_4008*APMU
160ORIG_5250*AROGA
161ORIG_6151*APVA
1622010_10914*ABRK
163ORIG_4352*AWILY
164ORIG_0188*AFWLR
1652017_00035*APLHAR
166ORIG_1140*AMEMMALL
167ORIG_2930*ASTEW
1682015_00685*ATARK
169ORIG_3820*AHLTP
170ORIG_3894*AHLTP
171ORIG_0378*AMRDH
1722010_11256*AMANN
173ORIG_5500*APVA
1742010_09830*APICK
1752010_09829*APICK
1762015_00367*AMOLL
1772010_11258*AMANN
1782017_00036*DADM
179ORIG_1122*AMEMMALL
180ORIG_6499*ABCHM
1812010_10921*ABIND
182ORIG_3773*AHLTP
183ORIG_4006*APMU
184ORIG_5647*APVA
1852015_00852*AMEMMALL
1862012_00075*AAGAD
1872017_00036*FADM
1882018_01288*A2009
1892021_00094*AMOLL
1902021_00094*BMOLL
1912022_00527*AFST
1922022_00514*AFST
1932023_00066*APICK
1942023_00066*BPICK
1952023_00132*AWARN
1962023_00154*AMCUT
1972023_00180*AHORTPARK
1982023_00180*BHORTPARK
1992022_15764*AHORTPARK
2002023_00423*APMU
2012023_00423*BPMU
2022023_00423*CPMU
2032023_00423*DPMU
2042023_00441*AAR
2052023_00441*BPMU
2062023_00441*CSTEW
2072023_00488*JLYNN
2082015_02459*A2550
2092015_02459*J2550
2102015_02461*A2550
2112015_02461*B2550
2122023_00725*A2550
2132015_02461*C2550
2142015_02461*D2550
2152015_02461*E2550

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