1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

red maple

Acer freeman/acer rubrum

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freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ is a hardy, reliable, fast growing with upright branching and a well balanced, broadly oval head. Brilliant orange-red in fall. A seedless variety.

rubrum ‘Magnificent Magenta’ is commonly called Burgundy Belle® Red Maple and develops a compact, rounded canopy. Summer foliage is a medium, dark green that can tolerate harsh conditions. Late September foliage turns red or orange, then burgundy in October. Grows at a medium rate to 45 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide. A naturally occurring variant that was discovered in Kansas.

rubrum ‘Brandywine’ Brilliant has red-purple autumn color, produces only male flowers so no fruit or seedlings. 25’ high and 12’ wide in 12 years.

rubrum ‘October Glory’ is a cultivar of red maple has an oval to round shape and is a fast grower with strong wood, reaching a height of 40–50’. One of the most popular red maples in cultivation due to dependable fall color and vigorous growth.

rubrum ‘Frank’s Red’ (Red Sunset) is considered one of the best for early fall color. A large, deciduous tree with pyramidal form when young becoming rounded with age. Brilliant orange-scarlet in fall.