Autumn Blaze® Freeman Maple
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - FastMature Height - 50'Mature Width - 40'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Red petals, appearing in mid to late March into April, stigmas, styles and petals are all ornamentalFruit - This particular cultivar of maple is seedless.Leaf - Fall Color - Orange-red, persists later than many cultivarsBark - New growth has a tinge of red color, through the winter until the next growing season. After that first year, bark is smooth and light grey when young, maturing into dark grey, ridged and furrowed.Other Features - Excellent orange-red fall color lasting later than many other cultivars, rapid growth. Because it is seedless, it won't contribute seedlings to the rest of your garden bedsPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Tolerant of a variety of soils but prefers moist, slightly acid conditions, shows chlorosis in high pH soil, tolerant of ozone and sulfur dioxide, not particularly tolerant of urban conditionsNative Habitat - Horticultural originDiseases and Insects - Susceptible to typical maple diseases, though this particular cultivar has fewer problems with leafhoppers and verticillium wilt than most slower growing maples.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Maple.- Other plants of the family Aceraceae.- Other plants of the genus Acer.- Other plants of the species Acer x freemanii.