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Freeman Maple ‘Jeffersred’ AUTUMN BLAZE | Plant Profile

Freeman Maple ‘Jeffersred’ AUTUMN BLAZE (Acer x freemanii) are pyramidal deciduous trees that can grow up to 55′ tall. These are fast growing trees that rarely flower. The attractive qualify of ‘Jeffersred’ is the fall foliage that turns scarlet red.

‘Jeffersred’ prefers acidic, well drained soils with medium to wet moisture content in full sun to part shade. While they prefer consistently moist conditions, established trees should tolerate some drought.

‘Jeffersred’ can be installed singularly as a shade tree or aligned to create tall borders between large lawn or parks. They have some tolerance to road salt and can be planted as a street tree.


Freeman Maple 'Jeffersred' AUTUMN BLAZE Characteristics

Freeman Maple 'Jeffersred' AUTUMN BLAZE bring beautiful fall interest when the deep green leaves turn scarlet red. These medium sized trees have a wide variety of applications. They can be installed in low areas to absorb excess moisture. They also make beautiful focal points at park entrances.

These are hardy ornamentals that can tolerate a wide array of soils and some pollution. They are rarely fatally damaged by pests and blights. Young trees many see leafhoppers that feed on the leaves, but often grow out of them with age.

USDA Climate Zone
Zones 3 - 8
40.00 - 55.00
30.00 - 40.00'
Bloom Time
Medium - Wet
Full Sun - Part Shade
Deer Resistant?