Acer x freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ ®
Description: Acer x freemanii 'Autumn Blaze' is one of the best varieties for fiery autumn colour. The attractive yellow-green summer foliage turns into a spectacular display of red, orange and yellow autumn colours. In the winter, the bare branches boast silvery-grey bark adding all year round interest. A cross between Acer rubrum x Acer saccharinum. A vigorous hybrid with deeply cut leaves and a dense oval head.
History: Originated from the USA.
Growing Tips: Very easy to grow in a wide range of well-drained soils. They thrive in sun but with partial shade to protect the leaves from scorch. A sheltered area away from strong winds is preferred.
Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 4m
Common name: Maple
Yellow / Green Foliage
Growth rate: Fast
Tree size after 10 years - Medium
Suitable for open space planting
Do not prune
- BrandFrank Matthews - Trees for Life
- AspectNorth-facing, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing
- AwardAGM (Award of Garden Merit) RHS
- Foliage ColourGreen, Orange, Red, Yellow
- Foliage TypeDeciduous
- Garden StyleArchitectural, City & Courtyard Garden, Cottage & Informal Garden, Japanese Garden
- Hardiness (RHS rating)H6 -20 to -15ºC. Hardy - very cold winter
- MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
- pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
- Plant HabitSpreading / Branched, Standard
- Plant TypeTree
- Pot Size12L, 12L
- Season of InterestSpring, Summer, Autumn
- Soil TypeChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
- Special AttributesAttractive Foliage, Autumn Foliage Colour, Easy to Grow, Low Maintenance
- Spread cm400cm
- SunlightFull Sun, Partial Shade
This product is only available for local delivery to the postcodes below via our own delivery service. We will contact you to arrange delivery, which will be within 7 days of your order being placed.
£12.50 – NE3, NE5, NE13, NE20
£17.50 – NE2, NE4, NE7, NE12, NE15, NE23
£25.00 – NE1, NE6, NE8, NE18, NE21 - 22, NE24, NE28, NE40 - 42
£30.00 – NE9 - NE11, NE16 - 17, NE19, NE25 - 26, NE30, NE39, NE43, NE61 – 64
£35.00 – NE31 – 38, NE44 - 46, SR1, SR4 - 6
£40.00 – NE47, NE49, NE65, DH1 - 9, SR2 - 3, SR7
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