The Trees at Keele

Red Maple Acer rubrum

Red Maple

This tree from east and central North America was first grown in Europe in 1656. It has one of the most vibrant autumn colours of all the maples. In its native habitat it is a tree of moist and mixed deciduous woodland.

Location : Two in front of the shops / Students' Union Building; square M8; tags 1057, 1058. Planted in 2012.