Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
October Glory Red Maple
'October Glory' is the standard red maple choice for the south. Broadly rounded in shape, this fast grower has a good branching habit and strong wood.
This female cultivar has glossy dark green foliage in spring and summer with leaves that stay green longer than other A. rubrum cultivars. It holds up in heat and provides reliable fall color with exceptional orange and red foliage.
- Dark red fall color
- Holds leaves until late fall
- Oval, rounded habit
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
Faster growing than sugar maples, but not as fast as silver maples, this is an excellent choice for lawn, street, highway or park plantings, and as a shade tree for residential sites.