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Acer rubrum

Red maple

Acer rubrum is a tree native to a wide range throughout the southeast. It grows in a wide array of conditions- from full sun to part shade, and wet to dry soils. It is drought tolerant. It produces drooping clusters of red flowers in the early spring that are attractive to pollinators. The fruits produced later in the spring are eaten by birds. This is also a host plant for a few native butterfly species. Acer rubrum has beautiful red and yellow fall foliage. The leaves are the classic maple leaf shape. It is a great specimen tree in a yard or on a street, and works well for restoration projects and erosion control.

Species name - Container sizeCommon nameStockPriceQuantity PricingAdd to request
Acer rubrum - 3 Gallon

Red maple

37 in stock

Acer rubrum - 1 Gallon

Red maple

617 in stock

$12.1010+ $6.05ea
Acer rubrum - Tubling

Red maple

419 in stock

$4.8420+ $2.42ea

Plant type

  • Tree / Shrub

Mature Height

  • Over 30'

Wetland Indicator Status

  • (FAC) Facultative


  • Fast Growing / Vigorous
  • Fall Color
  • Spring Bloomer
  • Butterfly and Pollinator Supportive

Planting Zone

  • Temporarily Inundated / Shallow Land
  • Riparian Zone
  • Upland
  • Riparian Buffer
  • Bottomland Hardwood

Classification by Use

  • Shade Tree
  • Erosion Control
  • Stream Restoration
  • Street Tree
  • Showy Native