A spectacular new addition for smaller home landscapes, this is a smaller accent tree that features blazing red hot seeds in late summer and fiery fall colors; more tolerant of drought and alkaline conditions than the otherwise similar Amur maple.
AttributesType: Deciduous Tree
Growth Habit: Upright, Rounded
Mature Height: 5 - 6m (15 - 20ft.)
Mature Spread: 4 - 5m (13 - 15ft.)
Feature Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Attractive Foliage
Ornamental FeaturesFoliage Colour: Rich green, turning orange-red in the fall.
CareGeneral Maintenance: Little pruning is necessary, and it should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring.
Light: Full sun
Watering: Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established.
Soil: Very adaptable to both dry and moist soil conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH.
Fertilizer: Feed in early spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to the new growth.
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