Trident Maple is a moderately growing shade tree. Once, mature it can reach a height of 50 feet with a 25 foot spread. Trident has inconspicuous red fruit. The fruit is dry and oval in shape. Trident’s main attraction is its fall foliage. The fall colors can brighten up any landscape. Trident performs well as a street tree due to its ability to adapt to poor and compacted soils.