DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES

#035 Red Maple
(Acer rubrum)

This is the largest Red Maple in the Davidson Street Tree Inventory, tree #291.

Statistics (2022)

  • Circumference (In.): 106″
  • Height (Ft.): 65′
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 24′
  • Diameter Breast Height (In.): 34″
  • Total Points: 177

More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2021
  • Current condition: Good
  • Property Type: Private
  • Ecological Value:  This is one of the first trees to show color in the fall. The leaves are opposite, with three to five palmate lobes and toothed margins on long red stems. The red maple has a slightly smaller leaf than most other species of maple. Its leaves’ most distinctive feature is a rough, saw-like edge. It is a handsome shade tree with a rounded crown and ascending branches to a 30- to 50-foot spread.
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