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Acer rubrum ‘October Glory’

Acer Rubrum October Glory

See it in the Water gardens (it all turns red by the end of the month)

This deciduous tree is one of the most common and widespread trees of eastern North America.

Commonly known as the red maple, a part of it is red in every season. In autumn, the leaves are red, in winter the buds are red, in spring, the flowers are red, and in the summer, the petioles or leaf stems are red.

Red maples are a very important first source of nectar bees as they flower very early in spring.

This is a good plant for a wide range of gardens, and will tolerate a wide range of growing conditions; from wet to dry sites, and as such is commonly used in landscape plantings

AGM LogoAGM  (Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit).  This award indicates that this plant is recommended by the RHS following plant trials during which the plant met strict criteria testing its garden worthiness.  More information

 

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