October Glory® Red Maple
Acer rubrum 'PNI 0268'
Pronunciation: AY-ser RU-brum
|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.|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate to fast growing; reaches 40 to 50 ft. tall, 30 to 40 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Benefits Birds|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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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.