129 Scanlon Red Maple

Tall, columnar Scanlon Red Maple with late summer foliage against a sunny sky.Facts About Scanlon Red Maple

Acer rubrum 'Scanlon'

Native to: Eastern North America
Crown: Densely upright, later becoming more pyramidal
Height: 30 - 35 feet
Width: 15 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast

Characteristics: Foliage is orange-red in fall. This tree has narrow branching with a strong central leader.

Negative Features: Surface roots can cause problems with sidewalks. Occasionally susceptible to aphids and scale that can cause honeydew drip and sooty mold.

Uses: Good for narrow setbacks, cul-de-sacs and tight situations where there is little room on arterials, collector and residential streets.

Comments: Scanlon is an excellent columnar form of Red Maple. It is similar to Acer rubrum 'Bowhall,' Tree #1.

Engraved stone sign for Scanlon Red Maple, Acer rubrum 'Scanlon.'
Graphic of a golden, smiling sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 6 ft.