Acer rubrum 'Florida Flame' 4
Acer rubrum 'Florida Flame' 4

Acer rubrum 'Florida Flame'
(Red Maple)
(Swamp Maple)
USDA Zone: 3 – 10B
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Origin: Eastern USA
Type: Large Tree

Typical Height: 30’ - 40’
(9.0-12.0mts)
Typical Spread: 20’-30’
(6.0-9.0mts)

Growth: Fast
Drought Tolerance: Low
Salt Tolerance: Low
Wind Tolerance: Medium
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Color: Red
Flowering Season: Winter, Spring
Flower Feature: Showy
Light Needs: High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Aceraceae
Propagation: Seeds, Cuttings, Grafting
Leaf Type: Simple, Palmately lobed
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
15G (8’-10’OA / 3'SP / 1.5”C)
30G (10’-11’OA / 4'SP / 2.5”C)
45G (11’-12’OA / 5'SP / 3”C)
65G (12’-14’OA / 6'SP / 3.5”C)
100G (14’-16’OA / 8'SP / 4.5”C)
FG (16’-20’OA)   

Typical planting distance:
30' O.C.
(9.0mts)

Common Uses: Shade tree, Parks, Boulevards, Street Tree, Rain Garden

Category: Large Tree

Notes: Florida native

+ In this Photo:
Acer rubrum 'Florida Flame'
(Red Maple)
Leaves close up

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
August 2015
Pompano Beach
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://mobile.floridata.com/Plants/Aceraceae/Acer%20rubrum/4

https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/st041

http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=j170