Autumn Blaze Maple - Beautiful & Fast Growing

(Acer X Freemanii)
Zones: 3-8 (click for map)
Autumn Blaze in Fall Color
Autumn Blaze in Fall Color

Selected 1997 Tree of the Year by the Iowa Nursery and Landscape Association, the Autumn Blaze is an extremely fast-growing maple with brilliant red fall color. Under good conditions it can grow 3ft. or more per year. It is tolerant of clay soils and drought and has a dense, oval head with strong branching. Developed in North Central Ohio, this tree will grow in a wide range of climates from Michigan to central Florida. It grows 50 ft. high and 40 ft. wide. Every yard should have one of these trees.  (Photo shown with fall colors)