<i>Acer rubrum</i> 'Autumn Flame'<br>Red Maple
<i>Acer rubrum</i> 'Autumn Flame'<br>Red Maple

Acer rubrum 'Autumn Flame'
Red Maple

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Butterfly FriendlyDeer ResistantBird FriendlyFall Color
Red Maple
Acer rubrum 'Autumn Flame'

'Autumn Flame' has a dense, rounded form, made thicker by green, trident shaped leaves that provide shade and cover. Deep red flowers appear in early to mid-April offering one of the earliest nectar sources for native bees and butterflies while autumn's fiery crimson foliage is amazing!

Fast growing
Pleasing rounded shape
Fabulous red and orange fall color
Early to turn color in fall
Very adaptable and easy to grow

Native Range

Woods and swamps of Eastern North America; Newfoundland to Manitoba south to Eastern Texas and Florida.

USDA Distribution Map by State and County

Interesting Facts

Red maple is one of the earliest blooming trees in the northeast. The flowers provide nectar for small bees, flies and beetles, which in turn attract insect-eating birds such as kinglets, phoebes, pine warblers and others.


Mature Size: 45-50ft. Wide x 35-50ft. Tall

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

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