Acer fremanii ‘Jeffesred-Autumn Blaze’
Plant name: Lipstick maple
Plant type: advanced / deciduous trees
Description: A fast-growing, medium to large deciduous tree that is known for its luscious autumn colours. This tree has maple shaped leaves that turn a bright red in autumn and has dark grey-brown bark. Can grow up to 13 metres with an oval-shaped canopy.
Origin: Originally Cultivated in Northern America.
Cultural notes: Low maintenance plant. Prune tree when panting to create new growth.
Tolerates: Is adaptable to dry and cool climates. Tolerates most sites, both wet and dry as well as frost hardy.
Flowering type and season: Rarely Flowers.
Foliage type and colour: Foliage is a traditional maple shape and a rich green in summer, turning bright lipstick red in early autumn.
Soil type: Ideally well-draining, moist soil. Prefers acidic soils.
Width: Up to 10m
Height: Up to 13m
Recommended uses: A great tree to create shaded areas. Good for parkland, gardens or streetscapes. Works as a great feature tree because of the luscious colours produced in autumn.