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Order: Sapindales
   Family: Aceraceae
            Genus: Acer
                        Specie: rubrum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Deep, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Spectacular autumn color as leaves turn yellow, amber or orange-red to scarlet

Uses: Street tree Shade tree Tree for large landscapes

Zones: 4-8

Description: Native to eastern North America, this is a large tree that grows to 100 ft (30 m). It is appreciated for its fast growth, spectacular autumn color, and tolerance of wet soils and atmospheric pollution. The 3 to 5-lobed leaves, approximately 4 in (10 cm) a

Growth Habit: Multi-branched large domed habit

Comments: Many cultivars are available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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