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Acer rubrum ‘October Glory’ PBR

Red maple

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMarch & May
  • Height10m to 20m
  • Spread7m to 12m
  • Growth HabitTall oval
  • Flower ColourRed
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Acer rubrum ‘October Glory’ PBR (Red maple). This is a female cultivar of Acer rubrum with glossy green foliage that turns brilliant orange-red in early autumn. The leaves are 3-5 lobed. In the spring the bare branches are covered with clusters of tiny red flowers.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Origin

Eastern North America

Interest and use

Ornamental, shade, foliage

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterWet to moist

Cultivation

It is better grown in fertile soil that is well-prepared since this will enable the young roots to spread easily, developing a strong root system. It does not mind wet soil because it naturally grows in low and swampy areas. Tolerates air pollution.

Propagation

Species are propagated by seed, or by grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring, or by budding in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf-hoppers.

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