Summer Red Red Maple or Acer Rubrum, is a great choice for a fast growing tree with color in our area. One of the neat things about this tree is that the new growth is red when it first comes out, later fading to green. Sometimes from a distance this shade tree looks like it’s in bloom.
When considering shade trees for your yard the Summer Red Red Maple should be one of the top options. This tree is a strong and healthy tree getting up to 40′ tall and 25′ wide quickly. The leaves of this tree grow very dense to provide shade when you need it the most in the summer.
Exposure: Full sun.
Care: Water regularly
Size: 40′ tall and 25′ wide
Additional: Fall color; has inconspicuous flowers