Autumn Blaze Freeman Maple

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Plant Information
Common Name Autumn Blaze Freeman Maple
Botanical Name Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'
Plant Type Shade
Mature Height 50 to 60 ft
Mature Width 35 to 40 ft
Growth Habit Rounded
Bloom Color None
Bloom Interest Non-Flowering
Seasonal Interest Fall
Foliage Color Medium Green
Foliage Type Simple
Fall Color Scarlet-red to Orange-red
Attributes Shade Tree, Street Tree, Wet Soil
Attracts Butterflies No
Attracts Birds No
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
USDA Hardiness Zone 3 to 8
Zoned for KC Region Yes
Water Preference Moist,Well-drained
Maintenance Level Low
Cost Moderate
Watering Notes Water deeply if rainfall is less than 1" per week especially for the first 3 years after planting. After roots are established, water deeply in extreme weather situations.
Fertilize Notes According to Missouri Department of Conservation, trees seldom need to be fertilized even when planting. But it may be used to increase growth rates. If the tree is weak or distressed, fertilizer should only be applied sparingly.
Prune Notes Shade trees may need shaping in their early years to keep limb structure evenly spaced. Avoid pruning in the fall. Wounds will callus over faster if pruned in early spring before leafing out, but at this time they may bleed. This is not harmful to the