Acer freemanii 'Autumn Blaze'

Freeman's Maple
Acer freemanii 'Autumn Blaze'
Acer freemanii 'Autumn Blaze'
Acer freemanii 'Autumn Blaze'

This is a hybrid between Acer saccharinum (Silver Maple) and Acer rubrum (Red Maple).  An oval shaped tree canopy makes this a great garden specimen.  Deeply lobed bright green leaves in the summer and when autumn comes this tree takes centre stage.  Autumn colour is flaming scarlet. 

 

Key Facts: 

Flowers:  Inconspicuous

Fuit:  Winged seeds.

Bark:  Smooth

Leaves:  Deeply lobed bright green

Autumn colour:  Bright red

Ultimate height:  12 - 15 m

Uses:  Specimen tree with great autumn colour.