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Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees for Sale Online
Autumn Fantasy Maple is a fast-growing shade tree known for its striking color change throughout the fall. This easy care tree features ruby red and orange foliage guaranteed to catch the eye of those who pass by. Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees are not only gorgeous, but also hardy.
|Mature Height:||45 to 50 feet|
|Mature Width:||35 to 40 feet|
|Classification:||Broad Leaved deciduous tree, shade tree|
|Foliage:||Bright red with orange undertones|
|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 Fantasy Maple Trees
Before you buy a Autumn Fantasy 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 prune Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees?
Pruning large Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees may be minor or major. Its general purpose is to maintain or restore vigor to the plant. Large Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees that have been severely pruned have the advantage of a large root system that has excessive capacity, and its roots are capable of supplying all of its energies to a smaller number of branches and foliage. This enables the plant to increase its vigor, and become healthier. Pruning large Autumn Fantasy 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 Fantasy Maple Trees become large and mature it may be best to let a professional arborist do the pruning.
How do I mulch Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees?
We highly recommend that you mulch your Autumn Flame 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. A 2 to 3 inch layer of mulch is sufficient, but leave a one inch gap of space between the mulch and the stem or trunk of the plant.
How do I fertilize Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees?
Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees grow best if they are fertilized lightly in the spring once frost has passed with a well-balanced, extended-release, fertilizer such as Espoma Tree-tone. Fertilize your Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees again 6 to 8 weeks later to encourage more dense foliage or faster growth of young trees. Either chemical fertilizers or organic matter can be used.
How do I water Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees?
After back filling and lightly compacting the 50/50 mix of existing soil and compost give the Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees a good deep watering. Check the plant daily for the first week or so and then every other day there after. Gator Bags can be used to help aid in this process and also provide plants with a good soaking due to the slow release of the water into the root-zone of the plant. Soaker Hoses can also be used to water when planting a long row of trees.