Acer rubrum 'October Glory'

October Glory Red Maple (Scarlet, Swamp Maple)

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium to fast 10-12' in 5-7 years
Mature 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 showy
Fruit - 2-3" long drooping pedicels, wings 0.75-1" long and 0.25-0.5" wide, mature in May-June
Leaf -
Fall Color - Brilliant red
Bark - Young bark is smooth and grey, becoming dark grey, rough and scaly or ridged with age
Other Features - Intense red fall color lasts into November
Possible 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 ozone
Native Habitat - Horticultural origin
Diseases 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 others
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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.