Scarlet Red Maple

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Bloom Season
Bloom Color
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Planting Zones 4-9
November Through April
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Drought Tolerant Plants,
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Scarlet Red Maple Description

Scarlet Red Maple 

The scarlet red maple tree, also called swamp maple, grows in zones 3-9 of the United States Department of Agriculture. Because of this zone, this bright red tree can be grown in various areas. Compared to the rest of the trees on the East Coast, the tree has by far the broadest north-south native range.

It is native to eastern North America and grows from the oceans to the prairies. The trees grow pretty fast, about 36 inches each year. It is observed that the tree usually lives for 90 years, but some trees have survived for 150 years.

These trees typically adjust themselves according to their Carolina landscape and surroundings. The canopy of these fast-growing trees is relatively high and begins at 6 feet from the ground when the tree matures. It enables you to see the tree in its full glory.

The most distinctive feature of these trees is their leaves. They are typically 5-10cm long and change their color from dark green to bright red over a few months. The seeds are called "helicopter seeds" because they flutter when dropped to the ground. Before the leaves mature, the seeds begin to ripe between April and early June. 

Scarlet Red Maple is the most widespread deciduous tree in America

These trees grow better under full sun. However, it grows equally better under partial shade. Sometimes, when sun exposure is at its peak in the afternoons, keeping these trees under part shade is better. The trees grow best in well-drained, moist soil. The range of soil should be acidic, not alkaline. But, they also like the dry soil equally better. However, it is preferred that you keep its roots moist. 

It is the most widespread deciduous tree in America, and when you take a walk in autumn, the red flowers and the red-winged leaves of this tree will fill the landscape with its sea of colors.

This tree is famous for its scarlet display that will make you halt your step every time you pass it. It shows off all kinds of red hues like a peacock except for its trunk. The trunk of this tree is gray that darkens as the tree matures.  

The trees require zero to little maintenance. All you have to do is keep their roots moist and get them pruned every 3-5 years. These shade trees are also disease-resistant, drought-tolerant, and safe from all kinds of pests. If you want to fill your landscape with beautiful orange-red hues, buy this tree as soon as possible. Relive that autumn vibe anytime you want.

Scarlet Red Maple is disease-resistant and drought resistant






Reviews (14)

  • 4
    Scarlet Red Maple

    Posted by Victoria Barnes on Jan 23, 2022

    This red maple tree shines from among the trees in my lawn. Amazingly pretty.

  • 4
    Scarlet red maple tree

    Posted by Charles Sonner on Nov 18, 2020

    Received the tree in a timely matter. Disappointed that about eight inches at the top of the main branch was broken. Not secured in shipping box.

  • 5
    Beautiful Absolutely Beautiful

    Posted by Cassandra Hopkins on Dec 09, 2020

    beautiful bright colors.

  • 5
    Scarlet Maple

    Posted by Jearldine on Nov 27, 2020

    It was in great shape when i got it

  • 5
    Scarlet Maple Trees

    Posted by Mark Floyd on Mar 19, 2020

    Just received 25 Scarlet Maple Trees and they looked amazing and the root system awsome. I am well pleased and will keep buying from this company. They have very shipping , my trees arrived sooner than I expected.

  • 5
    Scarlet Red Maple

    Posted by Tammie Harrison on Aug 27, 2019

    Great friendly service. Nicely packaged and quick shipping. and all my trees where great

  • 5
    Scarlet Red Maple

    Posted by Dale Argon on Aug 23, 2019

    these are gorgeous trees

  • 5
    Scarlet Red Maple

    Posted by Larry Alfred on Aug 21, 2019

    I love my trees. They were wonderful addition to our property.

  • 5
    Scarlet Red Maple

    Posted by Chase Brandon on Aug 21, 2019

    Can't wait to get my trees in the fall and get them planted.


Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

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