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Acer rubrum L.
red maple
ACRU

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential Yes
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Red
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Red
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 35
Height, Mature (feet) 68.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Rounded
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance High
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 80
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.7
pH, Maximum 7.3
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 170
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1200
Precipitation, Minimum 25
Precipitation, Maximum 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 30
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -47
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Spring
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 22720
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate None
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product Medium
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Medium
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product Yes
Veneer Product Yes
 
 
Time Generated: 11/20/2014 04:12 PM MST