Greenhouse Plug-Red Maple
25 metres (80 feet)
Appearance: Light green (lighter below), lobed, toothed leaves; wide open grown form. Smooth, young bark; gray-brown, scaly, ridged, mature bark.
Site and soils: Adapted to a variety of soils – wet and dry. Best on moist sites. Tolerates some shade when young.
Rural plantings: Reforestation, plantations for pulp and timber.
Urban settings: Common ornamental, brilliant autumn colour – deep red.
Native to: Central and southern Ontario