Acer glabrum - Blue Heron Nursery

Acer glabrum

Rocky Mountain Maple

A small, bushy tree native to the western states. It is usually seen in wetlands and drainage areas of mountain slopes. Similar to, but hardier than Acer circinatum. It will flourish in moist sites, and tolerates sandy, rocky soils. The fall colors are orange, red, and yellow. Also known as Douglas Maple. It can be used in mass planting or on its own in the landscape.

  • Common Name: Rocky Mountain Maple
  • Height: 25' tall
  • Spread: 15' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 3 - 8

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