Maple, Autumn Spire Red

Overview

Category: Shade trees
Common Name: Maple, Autumn Spire Red
Botanical Name: Acer rubrum 'Autumn Spire'
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Height: 50 ft.
Spread: 20-25 ft.

Notes

This broadly columnar form of red maple was introduced by the University of Minnesota in 1992, from a seed source near Grand Rapids, Minnesota. It offers showy red male flowers in spring before leaves open, consistently beautiful red fall color, and great hardiness.