Fast growing. Large, upright, symmetrical, shade tree useful in larger landscapes. Foliage is a rich green, transforming in the fall to bright vermilion and scarlet; holding leaves later than other Red Maples. Develops a good branching form, tolerates most soils and drought. 1997 “Iowa Tree of the Year” award winner.
Acer freemanii Autumn Blaze
Vivid fall color & upright shape
Prefers moist, slightly acidic soil; but tolerant of other soils