Plant Catalog - ACER R BRANDYWINE RED
ACER R BRANDYWINE RED
Acer rubrum 'Brandywine Red'
Brandywine Red Maple
A deciduous tree with an oval crown and red branchlets. Palmate leaves with 3 - 5 lobes grow in medium to dark green with dull, blue-gray undersides. Fall foliage enlivens with brilliant reds and purples. Showy spring flowers in greenish-yellow attract birds, butterflies, and squirrels. Male seedless selection; does not produce fruit. Native to Eastern North America. Needs mildly acidic soil, tolerates clay soils.
USDA zones: 4 - 9
Sunset zones: A2, A3; 1 - 9, 14 - 17
Mature size: 35 - 50 feet high and 25 - 40 feet wide
Light needs: full sun to partial shade
Water needs: regular water