The Brandywine Red Maple (Acer rubrum 'Brandywine') adds a full, deep red color to your yard every fall. This cultivar will bring elegant feel to your neighborhood and home in the fall with a full canopy of burgundy/red leaves, that last longer than many other maples. This tree even has long lasting fall color as far south as Georgia. The Brandywine Red Maple is a very popular shade tree because it grows quickly and has outstanding fall color. It also branches very well as a young tree developing a uniformed, oval form at maturity. Plant this tree in your yard if you want to add gorgeous fall color to your neighborhood or home, reduce your cooling bill in the summer, provide habitat for songbirds or experience great tree climbing.
Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerant of a wide range of soils, but prefers moist, slightly acid conditions. Very cold hardy.