North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Red Maple, Acer rubrum

  • Deciduous
  • Native to: NC Statewide
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • Growth Rate: moderate
  • Mature Size: 120' tall, 5'-10' spread
  • Moisture Requirements: tolerant of very wet and very dry soils
  • Exposure: full sun to partial shade
  • Soil: tolerant of a variety of soils
  • Wildlife Benefits: n/a
  • Container Size/Price: 5 gallon, $15
       Red Maple Leaves

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Red Maple Fruit

Photos courtesy of Will Cook