name botanical:Acer rubrum
other name:Water Maple
other name:Soft Maple
family:Soapberry family (Sapindaceae)
height:up to 20 m (66 ft)
The leaves of Red maple are lobed with 3 to 5 lobes. The leaves are up to 10 cm (3.9 in) long. The leaves are green in summer. The leaf margin is serrated.
fall foliage:yellow - scarlet
flowering:March - April
The red and pedunculated flowers sprout before the leaf shoots.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The fruit is a samara with two winged nutlets. The wings are red.
The bark of the branches is brown and the buds protrude from the branches.
bark:The bark is dark and longitudinally fissured.
soil:loamy-sandy to loamy
ph value:slightly acidic
single tree, planting in groups, garden, parks
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