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  • October Glory Red Maple Tree for Sale

    October Glory Red Maple Tree for Sale

    October Glory Maple - Summer Foliage

 
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October Glory Red Maple Tree

Acer rubrum 'October Glory'

$99.95

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-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

$14.95
-t- Planting Mix
October Glory Red Maple Tree Planting Mix

Helps your October Glory Red Maple Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$7.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$5.95
-t- Planket™ - Frost & Cold Protection
PLanket 10-20 ft.

Protect your sensitive plants and shrubs with the Planket™

Benefits include:

  1. Lightweight fabric allows your plants to breather while also protecting them from the frost and cold winds.

  2. 6ft. round size makes it easy to protect sensitive container plants.

$14.95
-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator
$19.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Launcher
Root Rocket Launcher

Explosive Growth for All of Your Plants

Rocket your lawn and plants to new heights with Root Rocket™ Launcher! All-natural and all-in on healthful benefits, Root Rocket™ is a propriety blend of nutrients that have been horticulturalist-tested and proven to help young plants transition from nursery to soil or a more permanent container. Root Rocket™ Launcher improves on that special mix with a water-soluble twist – so your lawn and garden can now be sprayed with the naturally-crafted solution you love for soil. And this pre-made care package in a handy drawstring bag makes it all the more effortless to keep your plants lush and vibrant, with the following items included: Root Rocket™ Launcher solution Root Rocket™ Launcher spray bottle 50-ft. nylon retractable hose

$24.95

Growing Zones: 3-8
(hardy down to -30℉)



Growing Zones 3-8
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

40-50 ft.

Mature Width:

25-35 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Spacing:

30-40 ft.

Growth Rate:

Moderate

Drought Tolerance:

Good

You are in an area with ~1800 chill hours

Botanical Name:

Acer rubrum 'October Glory'

Does Not Ship To:

AZ



Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)
 

The Brightest Red Fall Foliage of any Tree!

An improved cultivar over all other Red Maple Trees... superior red color of the October Glory Maple™ is intense.

An ideal landscaping tree... a fast growing tree that requires minimal attention! Commonly used to line drives or boulevards.

October Glory Maple Trees quickly mature into a pleasing oval shape, reaching up to 40 ft.

Its leaves drop later in the autumn season than other trees, so you have more time to enjoy their show!

You'll enjoy your October Glory's proud display of red foliage while other trees are bare! In the spring, it produces tiny conspicuous red flowers that pop against the backdrop of spring green. Showy red fruit attracts birds.

You get reliable color that is less dependent on the weather as other maples.

October Glories will even grow in warmer climates - areas not typically suited for trees that specialize in fall color.

Always popular - order your trees soon because supplies are limited!


Autumn is a great time to plant maple trees. As cooler weather approaches they will drop their leaves, and focus completely on root growth. This allows them to get an excellent head start on growth for next year.

After a long hot and humid summer here, our leaves are tired and may be showing some spotting and signs of stress. This is simply a cosmetic concern, and will not affect the overall health of the trees. The old leaves will fall soon, and the new growth in spring will be fresh and new.

If you do not see a full show of color your first year, do not be alarmed. Maple trees can take 1-2 years to acclimate to your climate in order to get the deepest color possible.




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Arrived ALIVE!!!
I was very worried ordering a tree over the internet. It arrived perfect! I can't wait till she grows and becomes a beautiful fall tree in my front yard.
October 18, 2018
Purchased
4 weeks ago
Growing Zone:
5
First time using this company and it was awsome. We love the service and will be using them all our trees
October 14, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Growing Zone:
8
Excellent place and great value to buy all your trees.
Tree came better than expected, been planted for 3 weeks, looks good, tree came package in box, a lot of leaves on tree, taller than expected
October 8, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Very beautiful trees.
Would for sure recommend these trees. They were packed so perfect. They looked great and they are doing good also. I can't wait for them to get big. The color change will be beautiful in the fall. Really looking forward to that!
October 8, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Growing Zone:
8
Healthy tree but not 6’ to 7’
Arrived today 18-Sep-18. As expected there were some trees that were discolored. The major disappointment was that I ordered a 6’ to 7’ and paid $107 but I got a little over 5’ tree or better say 5’ thin stick. I have ordered spruce trees here and was very happy, but this was either a mistake or else.
Right after taking it out of the box
After planting it
September 18, 2018
Growing Zone:
5
Happy with the tree so far.
This was my third try to get one to take. First was winter kill and second hit planted right before a 95+ degree week while we were not home to cafe for it properly. It has seemly taken root and put on some new top growth. I have kept it semi shaded a protected from winds. Really looking forward to its maturity.
September 14, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
5
Great place to buy trees from online
Fast shipping and very nice customer service. I will buy more from Fast Growing Trees. ???? Beautiful tree too
August 5, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
Great tree so far, unfortunate shipping instance.
Poor thing arrived beat up during shipping. It was packaged with another similar height tree. The pot from the other tree crushed the top of the october glory. The majority of the limbs and leaves fell off. But there was still hope for some. I decided to take a chance and plant it nonetheless with the recommended purchased fertilizer. So far, after 3 weeks in the ground (planted on july 4th)and a 23 partially damaged leaves left, it is still alive and pushing on. Maybe a testimate to the tree and a data point for shipping in the future.
July 24, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
Arrived in good condition. Has grown nicely since planting. Has not grown as fast as my autumn blaze maples but hopefully will fill with color in the fall
July 19, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
Anticipating glorious beautiful results
We planted 4 of these beauties & they’re developing very nicely. We’re eagerly awaiting their maturity with autumn grace.
July 13, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
7

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your October Glory Red Maple Tree


October Glory Red Maple Tree Planting Diretions Plant your October Glory Maple in an area that receives full to partial sunlight and at least six hours of direct sunlight a day. October Glory Maples get 40 to 50 feet tall and 25 to 30 feet wide so plant yours in an area that provides it with enough space to flourish.

October Glory Maples prefer slightly acidic soil but they will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay. October Glory Maple trees require one and a half inches of water a week and should be fertilized once a month during the summer with a well balanced fertilizer like formula 10-10-10.

Helicopter seed pods (Samaras) and little red flowers emerge in the Spring. The pods ripen from April to June and their seeds are spread from April to July. The leaves on your October Glory Maple start off tinged with red in the Spring before turning dark green in the summer and a vibrant fiery red color in the Fall.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
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Wife has always loved the color!
Zachary C on Oct 8, 2018
SENTIMENTAL REPLACEMENT OF A TREE WE COULD NOT TAKE TO OUR NEW HOME.
Guy C on Sep 24, 2018
Wife has always loved the color!
Zachary C on Oct 8, 2018
shade and color
Leroy T on Oct 4, 2018
SENTIMENTAL REPLACEMENT OF A TREE WE COULD NOT TAKE TO OUR NEW HOME.
Guy C on Sep 24, 2018
My best friends son passed away. His birthday is October 1. I wanted something unique for his mom as a remembrance.
Lauren S on Sep 21, 2018
Love maple trees, fast growing
Barbara B on Sep 2, 2018
It's my favorite tree during fall season
Tjad M on Aug 10, 2018
Good price for that size tree.Like the zone map.
Linda S on Jul 7, 2018
I love the color!
Ahryun B on Jun 24, 2018
To line my driveway. I also love the color and the height
Cathy S on Jun 22, 2018
For my mom who LOVES orange!
Larry A on Jun 19, 2018
It's less expensive through this site.
Sandra B on Jun 18, 2018
moderately fast growth, color, limited mature height, give the tree best chance a good start.
Cathy L on Jun 15, 2018
Nice addition to my front yard
Frank G on Jun 3, 2018
love the color
Isabel m on May 28, 2018
good all around tree
Christopher M on May 26, 2018
Fast growing, natural beauty, fall color and to add shade for house. I live in zone 5 and so the tree needs to be able to survive drought conditions.
John B on May 22, 2018
Mother’s Day gift for my wife. It’ll be the centerpiece of our backyard makeover!
Steven R on May 12, 2018
I live in an area of Montana that gets very cold and has high winds. This tree is said to be able to handle these conditions as well as very low maintenance and various soil conditions. I have seen these trees fully mature through out the state and impressed with the beautiful fall colors.
Chad K on May 11, 2018
our neighbor has one and it is beautiful all year and especially in the fall
John L on May 10, 2018
fast growing shade tree that is also beautiful. Also, price.
Brenda B on May 1, 2018
Easy to grow, fast growing, color
Tom P on Apr 11, 2018
The colors
Daniel W on Mar 22, 2018
THE FALL COLORS
PAUL T on Feb 23, 2018
I bought a couple of these to go along with the Red Maple and a Sugar Maple. These are going to really bring in some nice colors to the many evergreens I already have.
John M on Feb 11, 2018
Love the Color the leaves turn.....Even tho its just once a year.
Nonso N on Jan 23, 2018
The reviews where good and my husband and I been shopping and we believe we made the right choice to order from you. We will let you know how it's growing once we are able to plant.
Brigitte S on Jan 9, 2018
Looking at the many types of trees that we get to enjoy during our life time, how can we NOT acknowledge the GOD that created them. Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!
Rudy M on Dec 25, 2017
pretty
Michael J on Dec 6, 2017
color in fall!
Sharron E on Nov 26, 2017
This is twice you charged me shipping, after saying there was no shipping charged.
William H on Nov 26, 2017
Something different in Utah
Rick R on Nov 25, 2017
Like the color and growing capabilities ,for where I live in Colorado..
Frank F on Nov 24, 2017
Great shade tree and beautiful fall color
Margaret B on Nov 24, 2017
want some red color in the fall
Michel D on Nov 19, 2017
Color height width fast growing meets my needs
Terry J on Nov 12, 2017
Beautiful
Barbara A on Nov 12, 2017
Gorgeous!!!
Sally J on Nov 7, 2017
Fall color, not huge spread
Michael H on Nov 5, 2017
Our yard needs some fall color and the pictures made me want this tree. Can't wait to get it. It ships tomorrow! Will update as time goes by.
Loretta E on Nov 5, 2017
Yard full of poplar trees. Need to add some maples back to the land.
Holly T on Nov 4, 2017
The Color
Billy C on Oct 31, 2017
Same reason as the above...searching for vivid fall foliage to complement my backyard. This tree seems to fit the bill. Fingers crossed!
Barbara D on Oct 30, 2017
Pricing was the main attraction, along with good comments by previous customers.
Steven J on Oct 26, 2017
The color of the leaves are so beautiful.
David K on Oct 24, 2017
Fall foliage was the big draw for this purchase.
Dez S on Oct 23, 2017
We chose this tree because it is beautiful & is in memory of our beloved son. Also, it is in our zone & will flourish here!! My husband said it is because it is a solid, rugged tree that grows all over this area and will withstand the Northern winds & cold weather. We bought from this company because of all the positive feedback & reviews. We are looking forward to our "Memorial Trees" arriving!!
Anntoinette C on Oct 21, 2017
Beautiful color for fall
Joy C on Oct 19, 2017
We have a couple of October glory red maple mature trees in our yard that are beautifully shaped with brilliant colors every fall. We hope these trees we ordered from you will be the same.
Mae Frances M on Oct 17, 2017
RECOMMEND BY A FRIEND
GERALD D on Oct 17, 2017
Color
Cynthia B on Oct 17, 2017
shade and color
Leroy T on Oct 4, 2018
My best friends son passed away. His birthday is October 1. I wanted something unique for his mom as a remembrance.
Lauren S on Sep 21, 2018
When is the best time of year to plant the October Glory Maple? We had to cut down a very, very, old Maple, and want to replace it as soon as possible, and how close can we plant the new maple to the site of the old one?
A shopper on Jul 16, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Early spring or early fall. I would amend the soil where the old one was and you can plant it very close to that location.
How much does this tree grow per year?
A shopper on Jul 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The October Glory Maple grows about 2 -3 feet per year.
How do deer like this tree?
Cindy R on Mar 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: They are rarely damaged by deer. If they get hungry enough then they can eat anything.
How far do I need to plant away from well and water lines?
Christopher G on Oct 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would plant at least 25-30 feet away form water lines.
This is the second full year we've had our tree. Last year the leaves didn't turn at all and this year only a very few leaves have turned so far. Do they have to be older before we reap the beauty of the leaves?
Jane S on Oct 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There are many factors that can cause a Red Maple to not have red leaves during the fall
season. It is hard to tell exactly why a maple isn’t turning red so taking these factors into
consideration will help.
1. How young your tree? If the tree is 3 years old or younger it is very common in
maples for them not to turn colors right away.
2. We have experienced “La Nina" for the last couple of years which accounts for most of
the young maples not turning red. La Nina is high moisture seasons and too much rain
at the wrong time. Maples need dry weather and no fertilization to have the sugar rise
which causes the red color.
3. Too much fertilization. These maples do not need fertilizer right away. If the maple is
getting over fertilized it can cause the leaf color not to change. The proper time to
fertilize is only in the Spring.
4. Poor soil conditionssandy
soil,clay based soil, poor draining soil, and nutrient
deficient soil can cause your leaves not to turn color. Getting soil tested can help in
determining why the red color is not producing.
5. Not enough sunlight. If your tree is getting more shade than it should.
CAN IT HAVE 8-10 HOURS OF FULL SUN?
Brenda H on Mar 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Mine is in full sun all day and seems to do well there.
how to prune october glory red maple?
kev on Jul 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Best time to prune.. In fall or early winter, when the tree is dormant
What type trees can I plant in soggy soil?
Grace on Apr 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Black Gum and Weeping Willows do good in soggy soil.
how long till it reaches full maturity?
A shopper on Jun 26, 2014
BEST ANSWER: It takes the October Glory Maple 20 to 25 years to reach full maturity.
How does the root system grow? On the surface or into the depth on the ground?
Craig E on Jul 13, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The tree was planted according to the instructions provided (below ground). We did purchase the “root rocket fertilizer” with the tree which is now 1 1/2 years old.With the exception of one root peaking above the surface, everything else is growing beneath the ground.
Does the red/orange color stay year round?
GenyM on Apr 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No it does not. But the foliage is a beautiful green. This red/orange happens later in the fall and sticks around for awhile even in some wind! It adds color to my yard just as things are starting to dwindle away. It is last to bud in my neighborhood and last to change color in the fall.
how far apart should i plant the october glory to avoid tree from touching each other at full growth?
jaime on Oct 30, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I would plant 25 feet apart.
Are these trees clean other then cleaning up leafs ?
Tom K on Jul 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It hasn't dropped any leaves yet but is still in its infancy growing. Looks beautiful though
Does the October Glory Red Maple have seeds/helicopters? Or is it seedless?
Mary N on Jul 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No seeds or helicopters that I’ve seen. This is only our second year but nothing messy until leaves fall in Autumn.
Any problem with sun scald on the trunk?
David on Oct 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It is avery young tree, no problems so far.
I want to plant October Glory 15 feet apart for privicy from a nearby road. Will this be ok?
Woody on Oct 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: While my tree stands alone, if its privacy you want I would think 15 feet would be do. However, I would not plant them any closer because of the spread of the tree at maturity.
Is this maple a hard or soft wood. If not can you recommend a hard wood maple with Scarlett fall color such as these?
Gramma on Jul 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes maples are hardwoods.
Will this tree survive in wet soil?
Pirate on Oct 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It can tolerate a lot of different soils, wet or soggy soil and also likes acidic soil.
How much a year does it grow?
Kathey R on Jun 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They can grow 3-5ft per year once established.
What is the mature circumference of the trunk. I'm trying to calculate how far to plant from a fence?
SHERRI T on Sep 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The diameter of the trunk is 18 to 30 inches at maturity.
When is the best time of year to plant?
Mike B on Aug 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: You can plant at anytime. If you plant now, just be sure to give them plenty of water.
When will the red leaves begin to show? I have had my trees for 2 years and the leaves have never been red?
Dorothy S on Jul 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: There are many factors that can cause a Red Maple to not have red leaves during the fall
season. It is hard to tell exactly why a maple isn’t turning red so taking these factors into
consideration will help.
1. How young your tree? If the tree is 3 years old or younger it is very common in
maples for them not to turn colors right away.
2. We have experienced “La Nina" for the last couple of years which accounts for most of
the young maples not turning red. La Nina is high moisture seasons and too much rain
at the wrong time. Maples need dry weather and no fertilization to have the sugar rise
which causes the red color.
3. Too much fertilization. These maples do not need fertilizer right away. If the maple is
getting over fertilized it can cause the leaf color not to change. The proper time to
fertilize is only in the Spring.
4. Poor soil conditions­ sandy soil,clay based soil, poor draining soil, and nutrient
deficient soil can cause your leaves not to turn color. Getting soil tested can help in
determining why the red color is not producing.
5. Not enough sunlight. If your tree is getting more shade than it should.
Is there a way I can order only a male tree?
Joseph J on Jun 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: October Glory Red Maple is Monoecious meaning they have unisexual parts.
Would "October Glory" be a good tree for climbing on?
Jean E on May 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes it would, when it gets to maturity.
Experiencing burned leaf edges and leaves are small and stunted. What's the problem?
R K on Feb 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: t could be a result of the high temperatures we have had.
Does this tree have drop the helicopters with the seeds in them?
Bruce L on Jul 16, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The October Glory Maple will get the helicopter seeds.
What month does this tree drop its leafs?
Barb P on Jun 6, 2014
BEST ANSWER: It just depends on where you are located. If you are in a cooler climate it could be as early as October and warmer it could be in December.

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