'Autumn Flame' Red Maple
(
Acer rubrum 'Autumn Flame')

  • This cultivar of Red Maple has a round shape and is a fast grower with strong wood, reaching a height of 45 to 50 feet. The crown is denser and more uniform than the species.

  • Tolerates full sun, to partial sun/shade and many different soil types, including well-drained to extended flooding conditions.

  • The newly emerging leaves and red flowers and fruits signal that spring has come. The seeds of Red Maple are quite popular with squirrels and birds.

  • The outstanding ornamental characteristic of this cultivar of Red Maple is the consistently good red to yellow fall color lasting several weeks. It is often one of the first trees to color up in autumn, and it puts on one of the most brilliant displays of any tree. Leaves also persist longer than the common red maple.

Information Source: Acer rubrum' Autumn Flame':
'Autumn Flame' Red Maple

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