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Maple, 'October Glory' Acer rubrum 'October Glory'

October Glory Maple - Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
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A rapid growing Red Maple cultivar. This ever-popular maple should be considered as a beautiful shade tree addition to any yard. Glistening dark green leaves in spring, summer turn radiant red late fall and last several weeks. Tiny, conspicuous red flowers bloom in spring. Showy red fruit attract many birds and other wildlife. Grows 40'-50' high with a 25'-35' spread. Tolerant of many soils, but prefers slightly acid and moist conditions. Plant in partial shade to full sun.

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Zones 4 - 9 Zones 4 - 9
Hardiness Zones 4 - 9
The 'October Glory' Maple can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. View Map
Shade Tree Shade Tree
Type of tree
Shade Trees
40' - 50' High 40' - 50' High
Mature Height
The 'October Glory' Maple grows to be 40' - 50' feet in height.
35' Spread 35' Spread
Mature Spread
The 'October Glory' Maple has a spread of about 35' at full maturity.
Medium to Fast Growth Medium to Fast Growth
Growth Rate
This tree grows at a medium to fast growth rate. More about this.
Full Sun Full Sun
Sun
This maple does well in full sun, partial shade.
Various Soils Various Soils
Soil
The 'October Glory' Maple grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained, wet, clay soils.
Rounded Shape Rounded Shape
Shape
This maple has rounded shape.
Attributes

Our October Glory Red Maple seedlings may be budded or grafted.

Description

A very fast-growing Red Maple cultivar. This ever-popular maple should be considered as a beautiful shade tree addition to any yard. Glistening dark green leaves in spring, summer turn radiant red late fall and last several weeks. Tiny, conspicuous red flowers bloom in spring. Showy red fruit attract many birds and other wildlife. Grows 40'-50' high with a 25'-35' spread. Tolerant of many soils, but prefers slightly acid and moist conditions. Plant in partial shade to full sun.