Acer rubrum 'October Glory' (Red Maple) grown in 7-gallon pots.
Red fall colors of Acer rubrum 'October Glory' (Red Maple).

Acer rubrum 'October Glory' (Red Maple)

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A classic cultivar among red maple trees, 'October Glory' is a stunning deciduous shade tree. Known best for its vivid red fall color, 'October Glory' is fast-growing tree and will grow up to 40-50' tall and 30-40' wide. Nondescript flowers bloom in early spring, but give way to the winged seed cases that maples are known for.

Acer rubrum 'October Glory' prefers acidic, wet to moist soils, but is adaptable to drier, upland conditions, which makes it a great fit for most garden conditions. Acer rubrum is also a host plant for a number of caterpillar species which, alongside seeds, attract a number of birds to the summer and fall garden.

Native to Eastern Shore, Native to Maryland, and Native to U.S.
Mature Tree Height: Large: over 30 feet
Deciduous
Sun (6+ hours) and Part Shade/Sun (4-6 hours of sun)
Soil Moisture: Medium to Wet and Wide Tolerance
Soil Type: Acidic, Sand, and Wide Tolerance
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: Red and Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
Features: Attracts Birds, Attracts Pollinators, Host Plant for Butterflies or Moths, Keystone Plant, Erosion Control, and Fall Color
Tolerances: Black Walnut Tolerant and Wet Soil Tolerant
Garden Type: Specimen Tree, Shade Tree, Wetland Restoration, Meadow, and Woodland Garden

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