Whitehorse City Council

Acer rubrum – October Glory Maple

An upright, uniformly shaped tree with dense canopy with excellent late autumn foliage colour. Leaves are glossy dark green becoming pinkish-red in autumn. Can be planted under powerlines. Bark is thin, dark grey and roughly textured.  The young twigs are bright red.

Evergreen/deciduous: deciduous
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: none known 
Height: 12m x 9m 
Growth rate: moderate 
Canopy density: high 
Origin: North America 
Drought tolerance: moderate 
Water-logging tolerance: average
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high 
Pollution tolerance: moderate