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Autumn Blaze® Red Maple Tree Acer x freemanii ‘Jeffersred’


  • Autumn Blaze® Red Maple Tree

    Electric red fall color.

  • Autumn Blaze® Red Maple Tree

    Electric red fall color.

  • Autumn Blaze® Red Maple Tree

    Electric red fall color.

  • Autumn Blaze® Red Maple Tree

    Leaves transition from their vivid summer green to a fall show of red.

Why Autumn Blaze Red Maple Trees?

Imagine eye-catching, reliable red fall color that's second to none, giving you the best yard on the block. With our Autumn Blaze Red Maple, you'll get amazing color without lifting a finger. Thanks to its fast growth, a dazzling fall show is just a click away.

  • Fast-growing shade offers energy-saving benefits.
  • Bright color emerges as soon as the first season.
  • Grows up to 3 to 5 feet yearly.
Regular price $69.95 Sale price
$69.95
Size:
  • 3-4 ft.
  • 5-6 ft.
  • 6-7 ft.
  • 8-9 ft.
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Plant Care

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Product Details

Mature Height: 40-50 ft.
Mature Width: 30-40 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Fast
Botanical Name: Acer x freemanii ‘Jeffersred’
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 3-8 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 3-8 outdoors

(hardy down to -30℉)

Product Description

Brilliant, Easy-to-Grow Fall Color

Why Autumn Blaze® Red Maple Trees?

Imagine eye-catching, reliable red fall color that's second to none - with our Autumn Blaze® Red Maple, you'll get amazing hues and more. And thanks to its fast growth, with gains of 3 to 5 feet per year or more, that dazzling fall show is just a click away.

What else makes the Autumn Blaze® a must-have? It boasts insect and disease resistance in a uniform silhouette - with minimal mess after its leaves drop in the fall. The Autumn Blaze® is truly one-of-a-kind.

It's no wonder why the Autumn Blaze® Red Maple is one of the most popular new tree introductions in history. Best of all, you can plant it and forget it. Because of its hassle-free maintenance, it thrives without much fuss. And these trees aren't bothered by car exhaust, so they're perfect for planting along neighborhood streets. Even better, they adapt to a large range of soil conditions and climates.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

A hybrid of two famous trees, the red and silver maples, the Autumn Blaze® Red Maple captures the two trees' quality characteristics: Brilliant color, dense branching, and an amazing growth rate. You get these amazing characteristics because we've planted and grown your Autumn Blaze® for the best possible benefits. You'll reap the rewards of our hard work at the nursery with the Autumn Blaze® in your landscape.

We give the Autumn Blaze® our highest recommendation. And landscapers have put this tree in short supply, so we recommend you order while supplies are available. Own an Autumn Blaze® Red Maple Tree of your own!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Allow lots of room for your Autumn Blaze® Maple to grow. Also, select a location with full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day) and well-drained soil. When you're ready to plant, dig a hole that's twice as wide and just as deep as the root ball. Place the Autumn Blaze® Maple inside, holding it straight, and cover with soil. Tamp down as you fill to avoid any air pockets from forming, and water the planting site and cover with mulch to conserve soil moisture.

2. Watering: Rainwater should be enough but in times of drought, or heat, you may want to add a little extra watering to your usual routine. If you're not sure when to water, simply check the soil about 2 inches down - if the soil is dry at this depth, it's time to water.

3. Fertilizing: Autumn Blaze® Maples typically do best when nitrogen levels are high; therefore, look for fertilizer bags that have high first numbers, such as 16-4-8 or 12-4-8 formula combinations.

4. Pruning: Thin out young plants to 3 to 4 main branches. After blooming in spring, clip the tips of the branches. Make the cut just above the point where a pair of leaves attaches to the stem. Sterilize your cutting tools with rubbing alcohol to ensure a clean cut.

Questions & Answers

Why Autumn Blaze Red Maple Trees?

Imagine eye-catching, reliable red fall color that's second to none, giving you the best yard on the block. With our Autumn Blaze Red Maple, you'll get amazing color without lifting a finger. Thanks to its fast growth, with gains of 3 to 5 feet per year or more, that dazzling fall show is just a click away.

It's no wonder why the Autumn Blaze Red Maple is one of the most popular new tree introductions in history. Especially since you can plant it and forget it. It’s resistant to common pests and diseases, so it thrives without much fuss. 

And these trees aren't bothered by car exhaust, so they're perfect for planting along neighborhood streets. Plus, they adapt to a large range of soil types (even sand!) and climates, from humid temperatures in southern states to -30-degree freezes up north.

Who is Fast Growing Trees?

We are the largest mail-order nursery in the country, shipping bigger and better trees directly to your door.

Some nurseries dig their Maple Trees out of the ground and send them bare-rooted, or 'ball and burlap.' This can leave up to 90% of the roots behind, while the tree loses up to a year of growth.

But when you order from Fast Growing Trees, you are getting well-rooted, better-branched Autumn Blaze Maples ready for explosive growth. 

Spacing Your Autumn Blaze Maple

You can plant your Autumn Blaze Maples every 10 to 20 feet, depending on how tight you’d like to cluster your trees. They reach maturity anywhere from 10 to 15 years after planting and can reach heights of 40 to 50 feet, with a mature width of about 30 feet.

What Size is Best for Me?

Autumn Blaze Maples reach a mature height of about 40 to 50 feet after approximately 15 to 20 years. If you’d like a more immediate impact now, we recommend ordering our larger sizes. 

Planting the Autumn Blaze Maple

Allow lots of room for your Autumn Blaze Maple to grow. Also, select a location with full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day) and well-drained soil. When you're ready to plant, dig a hole that's twice as wide and just as deep as the root ball. Place the Autumn Blaze Maple inside, holding it straight, and cover with soil. Tamp down as you fill to avoid any air pockets from forming, and water the planting site and cover with mulch to conserve soil moisture.

When is the Best Time to Plant Autumn Blaze Maples?

You can plant any time throughout the year, as long as the ground isn’t frozen. We do recommend planting during the fall, however. Plant yours at least one month before the ground freezes in your region.

When Do I Water My Autumn Blaze Maple?

Rainwater should be enough but in times of drought, or heat, you may want to add a little extra watering to your usual routine. If you're not sure when to water, simply check the soil about 2 inches down - if the soil is dry at this depth, it's time to water.

How I Fertilize My Autumn Blaze Maple?

Autumn Blaze Maples typically do best when nitrogen levels are high; therefore, look for fertilizer that has a high first number, such as 16-4-8 or 12-4-8 formula combinations. Follow label instructions and fertilize in the spring.

How Do I Prune My Autumn Blaze Maple?

Thin out young plants to 3 to 4 main branches. After blooming in spring, clip the tips of the branches. Make the cut just above the point where a pair of leaves attaches to the stem. Sterilize your cutting tools with rubbing alcohol to ensure a clean cut.

 

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however we are currently experiencing delays and could take up to 11-14 days from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
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$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
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$99.00-$124.99 $29.95
$125.00-$148.99 $39.95
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08/20/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product
Wonderful

This is truly an amazing store to work with. Thank you so much

JM
08/12/2020
Jake M.
United States United States
I recommend this product
2 weeks in

About 2 weeks in and they have a bunch of new growth starting. So far so good. Couple broken branches from shipping but I pruned them and are just fine. We'll see how next Spring goes. Planted in WNY in August.

RB
08/11/2020
Regena B.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Autumn maple

It was in great shape when it arrived. Actually arrived about a week earlier than expected. Planted it a couple days later. Doing well so far.

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08/08/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product
Looks like it will be a beautiful addition to our backyard

Very good. Helpful knowledgeable staff

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07/25/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Autumn Blaze Red Maple Tree

These trees were well shipped and had a good root system. They are doing well so far. We've had a dry, hot summer here in Kentucky and I have really babied them. So far so good.

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