Acer × freemanii 'Morgan'
Acer rubrum ‘Morgan’
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- 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.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Selected at the Morgan Arboretum of McGill University's Macdonald Campus, Montréal, Quebec. It was introduced in 1972 by the Sheridan Nursery of Ontario (Jacobson, 1996). Sometimes sold as Acer rubrum ‘Morgan’ or 'Indian S'ummer', as are many Red Maple × Silver Maples hybrids (i.e., Acer × freemanii).
- Oregon State Univ. campus: southwest of Richardson Hall, in parking lot dividers.