Autumn Blaze® Maple
Acer x freemanii 'Jeffsred'
Pronunciation: AY-ser free-MAN-ee-eye
|Description||An improved hybrid with brilliant, long lasting, orange-red fall color, an upright, uniform branching habit and a rapid growth rate. Thrives in warm climates extending well into the deep south and west; will tolerate wet soils with good drainage. An excellent lawn, park or street tree. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 50 to 60 ft. tall, 40 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Companion Plants||Weigela (Weigela); Potentilla (Potentilla); Spirea (Spiraea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Switch Grass (Panicum)|
|Care||Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Best color in full sun, but tolerates light shade. Water deeply and regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers regular moisture but tolerates occasional, mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.|
|Lore||Acer x freemannii is a hybrid from Acer rubrum and Acer saccharinum parentage. Although natural hybridization does occur between these two species, Oliver Freeman pioneered their controlled breeding in the first half of the 20th of the century.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.