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Acer rubrum ‘Armstrong’

2020-03-17T16:26:02-04:00Categories: Deciduous, Zone 4|Tags: |

Acer rubrum 'Armstrong' Armstrong Red Maple Zone 4; Upright, tight habit; Yellow to Orange-red leaves in the Fall. Fast growing upright tree becomes 50 feet to 75 feet tall and retains a narrow form for the most part. New foliage emerges vibrant red, turns dark green in summer. Fall color is usually orange-red to yellow-orange (in warmer climates) but not as brilliant as other varieties. Smooth, silver-gray bark becomes deeply ridged with age. Petioles on this maple are long, resulting in droopy looking leaves. Showy red flowers precede foliage on intriguing reddish branches. [...]

Acer rubrum ‘Franksred’

2020-03-17T16:27:32-04:00Categories: Deciduous, Zone 4|Tags: |

Acer rubrum 'Franksred' Red Sunset® Maple Zone 4; Upright-tight habit; Yellow to Orange-red leaves in the Fall. Acer rubrum, commonly called red maple, is a medium-sized, deciduous tree that is native to Eastern North America from Quebec to Minnesota south to Florida and eastern Texas. It typically grows 40-60’ tall with a rounded to oval crown. It grows faster than Norway and sugar maples, but slower than silver maple. In northern states, red maple usually occurs in wet bottomland, river flood plains and wet woods, but in Missouri it typically frequents drier, rocky [...]