Acer rubrum 'October Glory' available summer

October Glory® Red Maple

October Glory® Red Maple BLAZES crimson red when it colors in the fall. Acer rubrum October Glory® has a very dense, lush-foliaged round head and clean, dark green summer leaves all summer long - thriving in areas with hot summer temperatures and mild winters. The very last of the red maple cultivars to color in the fall, October Glory® Red Maple is the grand finale of autumn maple color . . . might as well be last with a splash!

Category: Medium shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 4 to 9
Foliage: Medium-dark green
Fall Color: Crimson red - very vibrant
Flower: Small red flowers in late winter create a red glow
Fruit: Red samaras; continue the red glow before the leaves appear
Bark: Silver-gray
Winter Interest: Red flowers start glowing in late winter
Texture: Medium
Shape: Round
Mature Size: 40' tall by 35' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Adaptability: Acer rubrum October Glory® is heat and drought tolerant; withstands compacted soils of poor sites
Native Habitat: Eastern US native