Red maple trees are fast growing trees, which desire full sun, but can grow in shade. They are adaptable to different types soils. Thriving in USDA Hardiness Zones four to 10, they make wonderful additions to landscapes. Red maple trees are ornamental, especially during the flowering season and in the fall.
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Living in Southern California, Shayne Ochoa has been writing professionally since 2005. Her articles have included topics on education, child development and gardening. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies from California Baptist University in Riverside.