October Glory Red Maple (Scarlet, Swamp Maple)
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium to fast 10-12' in 5-7 yearsMature Height - 40-50'Mature Width - 26-33'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Appear March into April, borne in dense clusters, red petals, stigmas, styles and petals are all showyFruit - 2-3" long drooping pedicels, wings 0.75-1" long and 0.25-0.5" wide, mature in May-JuneLeaf - Fall Color - Brilliant redBark - Young bark is smooth and grey, becoming dark grey, rough and scaly or ridged with ageOther Features - Intense red fall color lasts into NovemberPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Tolerant of most soils but prefers moist, slightly acid, shows chlorosis in high pH, tolerant of ozoneNative Habitat - Horticultural originDiseases and Insects - Susceptible to typical maple diseases: anthracnose, verticillium wilt, bacterial leaf spot, bleeding canker, forest tent caterpillar, maple leaf cutter, leafhopper, bladder-gall mite, boxelder bug, among othersStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Maple.- Other plants of the family Aceraceae.- Other plants of the genus Acer.- Other plants of the species Acer rubrum.