Autumn Flame Maple

Acer rubrum, ‘autumn flame’

SIZE & GROWTH RATE

Average Growth Rate is Fast
Mature Size 35' Tall x 35' Wide

LIGHT NEEDS

Full sun to partial shade

DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREEN

Deciduous

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flowers:None Color:None


Fast growing, upright becomes broadly rounded with age and reaches 35 feet tall. New foliage emerges vibrant red, turns dark green in summer and brilliant orange to fiery red in fall. Smooth, light gray bark becomes deeply ridged with age. Showy red flowers precede foliage on intriguing reddish branches. Early red fall color. An old favorite, Autumn Flame is not as popular as it used to be due to new available cultivars. An excellent large lawn tree. Native to eastern United States.

Acer rubrum, ‘autumn flame’

SIZE & GROWTH RATE

Average Growth Rate is Fast
Mature Size 35' Tall x 35' Wide

LIGHT NEEDS

Full sun to partial shade

DECIDUOUS OR EVERGREEN

Deciduous

FLOWER DESCRIPTION

Flowers:None Color:None