Illinois' Best


A winning combination

This hybrid of red and silver maples combines the sturdy branches of the red maple with the attractive leaves of the silver maple. It is sold as cultivars only. Click on the cultivar icon to find out more about our recommendations, 'Autumn Blaze', 'Indian Summer' and 'Marmo'. It is a good shade tree for the yard or park. 

Acer × freemanii
Freeman maple
Family: Maple (Aceraceae)
Type: Deciduous tree/shrub

Mature Size:
greater than 50 feet

Shape:
oval
  Flower Color:
red
  Bloom Season:
March-April
Exposure:
full sun to partial shade
  Soil Moisture:
moderate
  Zones:
3-9
  Landscape Use:
urban street
shade tree
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