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What is the growth rate for a red maple tree?

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The red maple is a fast-growing tree, often reaching 50 to 90 feet in height. The growth rate varies depending on the variety of the tree and growing conditions, but the average rate is 1 to 2 feet per year.

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What is the growth rate for a red maple tree?
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The red maple, or Acer rubrum, is one of the most common deciduous trees in eastern North America, and there are many varieties or cultivars. It is tolerant of many types of soil and a wide variation in terms of soil moisture and pH. While 90 feet is a normal maximum height, red maples occasionally grow to over 115 feet tall.

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