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Autumn Blaze Maple Trees
Acer x freemanii 'jeffersred'
Autumn Blaze Red Maple is a fast growing and adaptable tree known for its bright red fall foliage. This shade tree grows best in slightly acidic soil conditions and full sun to partial shade. Over time, this tree can reach heights over 40 feet. Autumn Blaze Maple is sure to bring a blaze of color to any landscape!
As Low As: $95.95
|4 to 5 Feet Tall||$95.95|
|5 to 6 Feet Tall||$119.95|
Espoma Bio-Tone Starter Plus
4 LB Bag
Tree Staking kit by DeWitt
Treegator Watering Bag
Soil Soaker Hose
50 Feet Long
California Residents: This product can not be shipped to California at this time due to shipping restrictions.
Autumn Blaze Maple Trees for Sale Online
Autumn Blaze Maple Trees are an improved hybrid Red Maple trees with brilliant, long-lasting orange-red fall color, a uniform branching habit, and a rapid growth rate. This shade tree thrives in warm climates extending well into the deep south and west; will tolerate wet areas with well draining soil.
Maple Acer is highly sought after by landscapers for its vibrant color, and ability to adapt to various soil conditions and light. Autumn Blaze Maple trees are low-maintenance, and look brilliant when planted along pathways and streets. It's ability to resist pests and diseases make it an excellent choice for those new to gardening and landscaping.
Autumn Blaze Maple is a hybrid between Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) and Red Maple (Acer rubrum). This fast-growing tree can reach heights up to 40 to 50 feet when provided with the right care. Learn more and see what other Maple options are available to shop online.
|Mature Height:||50 to 60 feet|
|Mature Width:||25 to 30 feet|
|Classification:||Broad leaved deciduous tree, shade tree|
|Foliage:||Dark green, brilliant orange to reddish in fall|
|Pruning Season:||No pruning needed|
|Soil Condition||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Tolerates moist soil and full sun. Full sun brings out the best fall color. Will adapt to drier sites|
How to Care for Autumn Blaze Maple Trees
Once you buy an Autumn Blaze Maple tree, make sure to read about the care instructions that are required and recommended to keep this plant healthy and thriving.
How do I water Autumn Blaze Maple Trees?
After back filling and lightly compacting the 50/50 mix of existing soil and compost, give Autumn Blaze Maple Trees a good deep watering. This is not to be rushed. Most of the water you put on the plant at first will run away from the plant until the soil is soaked. A general rule of thumb is to count to 5 for every one gallon of pot size. Check the plant daily for the first week or so and then every other day there after. Water Autumn Blaze Maple Trees using the counting method for the first few weeks.
How do I mulch an Autumn Blaze Maple Trees?
We highly recommend that you mulch your Autumn Blaze Maple Trees with either a ground hardwood mulch or a ground cypress mulch depending on your local availability. Any type of mulch will do but cypress or hardwood mulch will be of a higher quality and provide better nutrition overall as they breakdown. Mulching helps to keep weeds away which will compete with your new investment for water and nutrients. A 2 to 3 inch layer of mulch is sufficient but remember to take care not to cover any part of the stem of the plant with mulch. Its better to leave a one inch gap of space between the mulch and the stem or trunk of the plant.
How do I fertilize Autumn Blaze Maple Trees?
Autumn Blaze Maple Trees grow best if they are fertilized lightly in the early spring once frost has passed with a well-balanced, extended-release, fertilizer such as espoma Tree-tone. Fertilize Autumn Blaze Maple Trees again 6 to 8 weeks later to encourage denser foliage or faster growth of young trees. Organic additions to the soil can also be combined with a shot of chemical fertilizer for maximum effect. If chemical fertilizers are used on your Autumn Blaze Maple Tree, applying a slow-release, balanced fertilizer once a year is probably the simplest solution. There are many slow-release fertilizers on the market. Don't fertilize Autumn Blaze Maple Trees after August when plants to begin preparing for dormancy.
How do I prune Autumn Blaze Maple Trees?
The most important reason for pruning tree is to improve the overall health of the plant which in turn will reward you with an abundance of shades. Many times, Autumn Blaze Maple Trees that have not been pruned in a few years will develop dead or degenerative twigs. Removing the dead and dying limbs will minimize the possibility of diseases such as “dieback” and will also allow the plant to re-concentrate its energies and produce flowers. It is important to always use sharp tools when pruning Autumn Blaze Maple Trees or any plant for that matter. Pruning large Autumn Blaze Maple Trees that are well established will enable the plant to have continued vigor, and lead to many more years of supplying beauty to the landscape. Remember once your Autumn Blaze Maple Trees become large and mature it may be best to let a professional arborist do the pruning.