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Autumn Blaze Maple

Grown for Fiery Fall Color

  • SKU: 64649
  • Zones: 3-8
  • Height: 40 - 60 feet
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
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Autumn Blaze Maple

Description
This tree is best loved for its fast growth (up to 3 ft per year) and the fiery red hue its leaves turn in fall. This popular US hybrid is so well loved, it won the Urban Tree of the Year two years in a row! It's a sure bet for easy care, with fewer issues from leafhoppers and verticillim than regular maples, a great disease resistance and pollution tolerance. Great for Northern gardens, especially once the bark has matured and thickened, as it's adaptable to a wide range of climates and has a good resistance to ice and wind damage. Autumn Blaze will thrive even in poorer soils, with a tolerance to clay, dry and sandy soil. It also does well in wet soil, even preferring wet soil in the younger years--so it makes a great addition to a rain garden. Use its lush foliage as attractive privacy and screening, or let it keep your plants cool in a shade garden. Acer freemani 'Jeffsred'
Product Details
  • Botanical NameAcer x freemanii
  • Ships As2-3' BAREROOT
  • Height40 - 60 feet
  • Spacing40 - 50 feet
  • Spread40 - 50 feet
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color Descriptionred, orange
  • Foliage TypeReddish tint during the spring with summer foliage appearing medium to dark green.
  • Soil RequirementsMoist and well-drained. Soil that is acidic is prefereable.
  • Growth RateFast (three or more feet/year with optimial conditions)
  • PruningDue to the uniform growth, this maple requires little to no pruning. If pruning seems necessary, avoid pruning during the spring to reduce losing sap.
  • Winter CareRecommend using tree guards in winter to protect younger trees. The thin brark is more susceptible to frost, cracks and sunscald
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones3-8
  • Planting InstructionsPlant in large areas that receive a lot of sunlight.
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Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered separately are typically shipped within 5 business days.

**Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August

ZONE Trees > 24"
1A-4B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
5A 3/19/18 - 6/22/18
5B-6B 3/5/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 2/12/18 - 6/22/18
8A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
 Last Order Date   Zones 1-7: June 18th 
 Zones 8-10: May 21st 



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Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.
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