October Glory® Red Maple

Acer rubrum 'PNI 0268'

SKU
00096
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.
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Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.

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Botanical PronunciationAY-ser RU-brum
Average Size at MaturityModerate to fast growing; reaches 40 to 50 ft. tall, 30 to 40 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Companion PlantsSpruce (Picea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Oak (Quercus); Maidenhair (Ginkgo); Beech (Fagus)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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