The 1994 "Leon Snyder Plant of the Year", this selection from northern Minnesota, and released by the University of Minnesota in 1980, has a rounded to oval crown with branches that ascend at approximately a 45 degree angle. Optimum growth, as with all red maples, will occur in moist, slightly acidic soil.
Acer rubrum 'Northwood'
Shape: Round, oval
Exposure: Full Sun
Foliage: Dark green
Fall Foliage: Bright orange-red