The tree that lights up New England yellow and red in fall; a great shade tree, but very intolerant of alkaline soils; fall color is not consistently red in the species, so the many named cultivars are often chosen. Red Maple features showy clusters of red flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has green foliage which emerges red in spring. The lobed leaves turn an outstanding red in the fall. It produces red samaras in late spring. The furrowed silver bark and brick red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Size: 12 Gallon 250cm
Characteristics: Outstanding foliage.
Light: Full Sun
When planting, use Garden Gallery Plant Starter 10-50-10 to reduce transplant shock and ensure establishment. Continue with Garden Gallery All Gro 20-20-20 which provides an even balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potash for fabulous foliage.