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October Glory® Red Maple

Acer rubrum 'PNI 0268'

Pronunciation: AY-ser RU-brum
SKU #00096

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Description Outstanding, reliable, bright orange to deep, reddish purple fall color - even in warmer climates. A tall form with a dense, rounded crown and large, medium green leaves in spring and summer. Foliage is held on the tree later into fall than with most cultivars. A superb choice as a high profile shade tree for larger landscapes. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Blooms Early Spring
Mature Size Moderate to fast growing; reaches 40 to 50 ft. tall, 30 to 40 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Rounded
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Spruce (Picea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Oak (Quercus); Maidenhair (Ginkgo); Beech (Fagus)
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 drier soils. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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