The October Glory Maple tree is a fast growing red maple cultivar that makes a beautiful shade tree in any yard or landscape!
The red maple acer rubrum October Glory has glistening dark green leaves all through early spring and summer. The fall foliage will turn a radiant orange to red color late in October and November. The fall color will last for several weeks on this deciduous tree while providing a dramatic display during the growing season before the red leaves drop.
Maple tree October Glory is also known as a Silver Maple and displays a silvery-gray bark. Red maple trees features tiny but noticeable red flowers that begin to bloom in spring. Its elegant red fruit attract birds and other wildlife.
The tree will grow 40-50 feet tall with a 25-35 foot wide branch spread. The October Glory growth rate is extremely fast… up to 1 to 2 feet per year until it becomes a mature tree.
The October Glory tree is tolerant to many soil types but prefers slightly acidic soil and moist conditions along with partial shade to full sun.
Be sure to water well the first year of planting to establish a strong root system. Relatively free of pests and disease. Grows well over most of the United States in USDA growing zones 3-9.
This fast growing tree’s improved heat tolerance and dependable red fall color make this tree one of the most popular selections of red maples available. The red foliage is shockingly noticeable!
This October Glory Red Maple for sale will be sure to entice anyone looking at your yard.
Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
- Fall color
- Attractive red flowers
- Fast growing
- Shade tree