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The life span of a red maple tree is between 100 and 300 years. The average life span of a sugar maple tree is 300 years, although sugar maples can live up to 400 years. Silver maple trees typically live between 100 and ... More »

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Common varieties of maple trees include the red maple, silver maple, sugar maple and sycamore maple. There are more than 128 species of maple trees, some of which are native to North America, while others are native to A... More »

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The sugar maple tree can be either male, female or both. The trees are either dioecious, producing separate male and female flowers on the same tree, or monoecious, with male and female flowers on different trees. More »

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Plant a red maple tree by digging a suitable hole, placing the tree in the hole and watering it thoroughly for the first several weeks while it becomes established. Red maples come in a variety of cultivars, so be sure t... More »

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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. More »

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The red maple, or Acer rubrum, grows up to 1 to 2 feet a year. Red maples get up to 75 feet tall, and reaching their full height takes anywhere from 10 to 30 years, depending on genetics and environmental factors. More »

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The scientific name for a red maple is Acer rubrum, according to the Arbor Day Foundation. A red maple grows 40 to 60 feet high and has a spread of 40 feet. More »

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