- Current height 3-5' tall
- Mature Height: 40-60 feet; 25-30-foot spread
- Light: Full sun to part shade
- Soil: Medium to moist
- Bloom: Red, clusters, early spring; one of the first to flower
- Fruit: Spring, red-tinged double-winged samara
- Foliage: Bright orange, red fall
- Landscape: Specimen, low areas
- More photos and information here
Maple, Red ‘October Glory’
Pollinator value: High. Supports hundreds of caterpillar species, which in turn provide a food source for birds, as do the spring fruits.
A gloriously beautiful medium tree, the red maple provides 3-season interest with its twigs, flowers and fruit all tinged red.
The fall foliage Red Maple is the most beautiful of any I've seen. The 'October Glory' ensures consistently bright red fall foliage.
Its twigs, flowers and fruit are all tinged red.