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Red Maple Tree Seedlings will grow to be lovely trees in all seasons, especially the fall when its foliage changes to a brilliant shade of red that will stand out from most other trees. It is also known as the Swamp Maple, Water Maple or Soft Maple and is one of the most common deciduous trees in the eastern and central portion of North America. Its scientific name is Acer Rubrum. It is very strong and easy to grow and is a great tree for beginning gardeners. These will grow best in USDA climate zones 3 through 9 and are adaptable to most any soil conditions providing good drainage is available. They also love full sunlight. These trees can reach heights of 50 feet or more and have a canopy of up to 40 feet, making it a great shade tree in spring and summer.