Acer × freemanii 'Morgan'
Common name: 
Morgan Maple
Pronunciation: 
A-ser free-MAN-e-i
Family: 
Aceraceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
'Indian Summer'
Acer rubrum ‘Morgan’
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree, open habit, oval rounded, very fast growing, to 45 ft (14 m) tall and 40 ft (12 m) wide.  Leaves large, deeply 3-lobed (usually), side lobes rather wide spread, fall color orange-red to red to purplish, reportedly colors well in mild climates.  A female clone.
  • Sun.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4      Selected at the Morgan Arboretum of MacDonald College, Quebec.    Sometimes sold as Acer rubrum ‘Morgan’, as are many Red Maple × Silver Maples hybrids (i.e., Acer × freemanii).
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: southwest of Richardson Hall, in parking lot dividers.
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  • plant habit, summer

    plant habit, summer

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    leaf

  • plant habit and leaves, fall

    plant habit and leaves, fall