Trees

Maple, 'October Glory' Acer rubrum 'October Glory'

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Zones 4 - 9
Zones 4 - 9

Hardiness Zones: Zones 4 - 9
The 'October Glory' Maple can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. VIEW MAP

Shade Tree
Shade Tree

Type of tree:
The 'October Glory' Maple falls into the following type(s): Shade Trees

40' - 50' High
40' - 50' High

Mature Height:
The 'October Glory' Maple grows to be 40' - 50' feet in height.

35' Spread
35' Spread

Mature Spread:
The 'October Glory' Maple has a spread of about 35' at full maturity.

Medium to Fast Growth
Medium to Fast Growth

Growth Rate:
This tree grows at a medium to fast growth rate. [More about this.]

Full Sun
Full Sun

Sun:
This maple does well in full sun, partial shade.

Various Soils
Various Soils

Soil:
The 'October Glory' Maple grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained, wet, clay soils.

Rounded Shape
Rounded Shape

Shape:
This maple has rounded shape.

More Info
More Info

Attributes:
Our October Glory Red Maple seedlings may be budded or grafted.

Description:
A very fast-growing Red Maple cultivar. This ever-popular maple should be considered as a beautiful shade tree addition to any yard. Glistening dark green leaves in spring, summer turn radiant red late fall and last several weeks. Tiny, conspicuous red flowers bloom in spring. Showy red fruit attract many birds and other wildlife. Grows 40'-50' high with a 25'-35' spread. Tolerant of many soils, but prefers slightly acid and moist conditions. Plant in partial shade to full sun.