Acer saccharum ssp. nigrum 'Fall Red'

Fall Red Black Maple

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Description

The black maple is native to the upper midwest, northeast United States and to southern Canada. It can reach a height of 75 feet and a width of 60 feet. It requires moist well-drained soils, but can tolerate dryer conditions that the straight species (A. saccharum). Tiny yellowish-green flowers appear in spring before the leaves emerge. The tree's winged fruit, or samaras, matures in the fall. Autumn color is red.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Round
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
March - April
Bloom Color
Yellow, Green
Landscape Use
Shade Tree, Specimen Plant
Plant Type
Tree
Hardiness Zone
4 - 8