HARDINESS: Zones 4 to 9.
GROWTH HABIT: 50' high with a 35' spread. Oval-rounded with a generally smooth outline. Moderate growth rate. Best growth and color in full sun; tolerates wet sites.
FOILAGE: Dark glossy green leaves in summer. Late fall color is a vibrant red or purple.
BARK: Smooth light gray becoming dark gray when mature.
LANDSCAPE VALUE: Large shade tree. Specimen tree. Adaptable to urban growing sites. Moderately tolerant of air pollution, soil compaction and drought. One of the most popular cultivar maples.