Autumn Blaze Maple

Botanical Name: Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'
Common Name: Autumn Blaze Maple
Family: Aceraceae

Plant Description: A mid to large sized tree with a broad dense canopy
Growth Form: Upright tree with ascending branching and a broad oval crown
Growth Rate: Moderate
Height: Approximately 12-14 metres
Canopy: Approximately 10 metres
Leaf Type: Deep cut with five lobes
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Colour: Mid to deep green changing to reds and oranges in Autumn
Flower Colour: Red
Flowering Time: Spring
Tolerance to Frost: Moderate Frost Tolerance
Tolerance to Drought: Moderate Drought Tolerance
Bark: Greyish brown becoming furrowed with age
Light Requirements: Full sun, part shade