Red Maple Tree, Acer Rubrum
Are you ready to make your home more beautiful? Enjoy a brilliant display of fall color with the Red Maple Tree!
Planting Trees is the perfect way to create a peaceful and natural look in your garden. The Red Maple Tree can easily grow to 60 feet tall with a round to oval shape. This Maple tree is extremely cold hardy, not only do they make any landscaping design look stunning, but they also help reduce air pollution and provide much-needed shade!
This Maple tree is tolerant of a wide range of soils but prefers moist, slightly acid conditions. Enjoy this tree during its blooming season of the year, red flowers from March through April, reddish twigs to red buds in the spring and red leaves in fall, the Red Maple embodies RED! Consider the Red Maple Tree, Acer Rubrum Rufacer for an eye-catching fall color display.
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Plant Hardiness Zones and Specifications
|Grow Zones:||3-9 Outdoors|
|Mature Height:||60-70 ft.|
|Mature Width:||25-30 ft.|
|Light:||Thrives in Full Sun|
|Foliage:||Fall Color Red
|Uses:||Accent, Street Tree|
|Characteristics:||Very Prolific Bloomer|
|Soil Conditions:||Wide Range of Soils|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
Other Uses for Red Maple Tree, provides wildlife habitat, honey tree for bee keepers, makes a great bloomer as a street tree or landscape tree. This tree is deciduous and know to drop leaves from September through October. Growth rate is 1.5 to 2ft a year.
Planting and Care
PLANTING AND CARE - Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is parallel with the ground level. Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated upright, use the excavated soil to back fill around the root ball, tamp down to ensure air pockets are eliminated, thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. A 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch is strongly recommended, it will help retain moisture and discourage weed growth.
LIGHT - Thrives in FULL SUN
WATER - Water twice a week for the first growing season, once established rain water will suffice.
FERTILIZING – No need to fertilize right away, We fertilize our plants during the production phase with slow release fertilizer which can last an additional 2-3 months supplying residual nutrients to the plant. Once fertilizing is due, you may use a fertilizer formulated for outdoor plants, preferably a slow release fertilizer 180 days duration, fertilize during spring or fall base on label instructions.
PRUNING - Is not necessary, however you can prune to control width and height.
INSECTS OR DESEASES - Here’s another plus, this tree is not regularly affected by pests, however in the event that scale, mealy bugs, or mites are found to affect the plant, they can be controlled by applying horticultural neem oil that can be sprayed directly onto the insects, A second and third treatment, when using oils, will be necessary. Space out the sprays at 2 weeks intervals to break up the mealybug life cycle.
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