Acer x freemanii 'Autumn Blaze'
Description: Develops into a medium to large well structured and very adaptable deciduous tree with some of the best autumn foliage colourings of the hybrid red maples as the deeply lobed rich green leaves turn intense red. Prefers full sun for best growth and colour development
Climate/Position: Tolerates a wide range of climatic conditions including relatively wet and dry sites and moderate air pollution. Full sun ensures best autumn colour.
Height/Spread: 13 x 10 metres
Soil Requirements: Tolerant of a wide range of soils.
Pruning: Quickly establishes. Formative pruning to ensure good shape otherwise little pruning should be required.
Special Requirements: Makes an excellent street or lawn tree and a shade tree for car parks, amenity areas around buildings.
Acer x freemanii Autumn Blaze correctly to be listed as A 'Jeffersred'.
Originated as a selection from a cross between A. rubrum and A. saccharinum and combines the best attributes of its parents. .