Red maple (Acer rubrum)
Return to our Trees of Canada resource here:
Trees of Canada →
Latin (scientific) name: Acer rubrum
Common English name: Red maple
French name: Érable rouge
Red maple tolerates a wide range of temperature and precipitation, but is most often found on moist soils.
Commonly found in eastern Canada.
The generic maple species (Acer spp) is Canada’s official arboreal emblem.
3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.
No information available