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Acer freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’

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A handsome, vigorous tree which has green leaves with a silvery underside and clear-red veins that turn spectacular shades of crimson-red and orange in autumn. Acer x freemanii 'Autumn Blaze' is a vigorous tree and will quickly develop an oval head and pleasing autumn colours.

Ideal for group planting to create a vivid autumn colour display or for growing as a specimen, standalone tree.
Supplied Size: 3L containers (60 - 80 cm tall)

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Acer freemanii  ‘Autumn Blaze’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer freemanii  ‘Autumn Blaze’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Acer freemanii  ‘Autumn Blaze’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£28.00

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any well drained, fertile soil. Acer x freemanii 'Autumn Blaze' has autumn colour which will generally be more intense in more acidic soils!
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Acer x freemanii 'Autumn Blaze' grows to be a medium sized or eventually large tree with a narrow, domed crown when mature.
Height: 20 m (65 ft) / [up to 10 m (32 ft) in ten years]
Spread: 10 m (32 ft) / [5 m (16 ft) in ten years]
Note: Acer x freemanii 'Autumn Blaze' is a hybrid between Acer rubrum and Acer saccharinum.

Plant Finder: about Acer freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’

Description

Acer freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’. This vigorous, oval-headed, large tree has leaves which are dark green and deeply indented. In the autumn they turn a rich flame red.

Cultivation

This tree shows its most intense colours in acid soil. It can be brittle and so isn't suitable for very windy sites.

Interest and use

Specimen tree or grouped plantings. Autumn interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Acer freemanii  ‘Autumn Blaze’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -45°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

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