Along the bioswales on Sid Snyder Avenue
Eastern North America
- Deciduous trees that can grow 60 to 90 feet tall and the diameter of the trunk ranges from 18 to 30 inches.
- Many cultivars are available with superior fall color.
- It's susceptible to bacterial leaf scorch, anthracnose, aphids and scale.
- Landscape uses include shade, street tree, specimen and parks plantings.
History and significance:
The red maple is the same species whose sap is tapped to make maple syrup in the U.S. northeast and eastern Canada.