A hardy, medium growing variety of maple, with strong wood. This tree has dark green leaves that change to a red, yellow, or orange in the fall. It has a oval to rounded shape. It provides dense shade, has a shallow root system, and can be transplanted easily while at a manageable size. Consider it a "landscape" tree for it is attractive 3 seasons of the year. Or let others truly enjoy it and use it close to the street for curb appeal.