Fall Color Trees: Tree Colors in Fall | Maple Trees in Fall

As soon as the late summer evening air cools, signaling the arrival of the early fall season, the foliage of trees undergoes a stunning transformation, boasting brilliant fall color with hues spanning from vibrant reds, oranges, and purples to soft yellows, browns, bronzes, and subtle grays. Crape myrtle trees contribute to this display with their vibrant fall foliage in shades of yellow, gold, and orange-red. The colorful fall foliage displayed by various trees adds to the captivating autumnal palette that signals the approaching end of the growing season. Dogwood trees, with their deep vermillion leaves and attractive foliage ranging from orange to reddish-purple, further enhance the beauty of the fall landscape.

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Brilliant Fall Color with Beautiful Deciduous Trees

Enrich your surroundings with a tapestry of autumn colors, muted tones and a myriad of shades offered by these deciduous trees. These leaves serve as nature’s own visual treat! Big Trees Inc. empowers you to curate your selection of many deciduous trees, including small trees, based on their fall colors, enabling you to craft a diverse and vibrant landscape palette. Many of these deciduous trees thrive in full sun and well-drained soil, making them ideal for a variety of landscapes.

Some of our most popular fall foliage trees include the Autumn Blaze Maple tree, Bowhall Maple tree, October Glory Maple tree, Raywood Ash, Sweetgum, Red Sunset Maple, Japanese Maple, Columnar Hornbeam, Scarlet Oak, Autumn Brilliance, and many more. The sugar maple is also a favorite, known for its red, orange, or yellow end-of-season leaves. Additionally, trees with white flowers add visual appeal and seasonal bloom to your landscape.

Here are several of our most popular fall color deciduous trees.

Autumn Blaze Maple Tree

The Autumn Blaze maple has brilliant bright red fall color. It is one of the first trees to go into fall color and one of the longest to hold the fall color. The Autumn Blaze maple is a fast-growing, medium sized tree that can reach up to 50 feet tall and 40 feet wide.

Japanese Maple Tree

Japanese maples are one of the most beautiful and unique specimen trees, and are generally grown for their attractive foliage and shape. Some varieties of Japanese maple also feature attractive peeling bark, adding interest to the landscape even in winter. Specimen/accent or group around the home or yard or periphery of the border. Woodland garden margins. Good fall color.

Autumn Applause Ash

The Autumn Applause Ash is an oval and tighter form of the White Ash. It has reliable fall color with tones that progress from orange to purple. The Autumn Applause is a seedless variety.

October Glory Maple

The October Glory maple is a great selection for a fall color accent tree. It has dependable red to deep red fall color.


The Sweetgum is a colorful tree that progresses through a variety of fall colors. The distinct five-lobed star shaped leaves change from yellow to orange and red to purple in fall. It is a dependable tree for a good fall color show. Unlike maples, the Sweetgum’s fall color will not be uniform over the canopy. This gives it a unique fall color each year.

Raywood Ash

The Raywood ash is known for its excellent fall color, with dark green leaves that turn from shades of red to purple before falling in the autumn season. The leaves turn from shades of red to purple before falling in the autumn season. The Raywood ash has a fine texture which adds softness to the landscape. It tends to stay more oval or upright when younger, but matures to be a full rounded canopy adding impact to the landscape.

Autumn Flame Maple

Fast growing, upright, becomes broadly rounded with age and reaches 35 feet tall. New red fall foliage 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 brilliant 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 the eastern United States.

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