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Long Lasting Fall Color Autumn Blaze Maple

  • Disease and Pest Resistant
  • Brilliant Fall Color
  • Fast Growing Maple

The Autumn Blaze Red Maple (Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred') offers the best of both worlds. As a cross between the red and silver maple, it offers the vivid fall color from the Red Maple and its fast-growing and adaptive nature comes from the Silver Maple. This strong and beautiful tree would look lovely in your yard and provide you with plenty of shade to help with the intense summer sun.

In spring when this robust tree sprouts its fresh foliage, its leaves appear red tinted rather than just green. And the Autumn Blaze Red Maple seems to shoot upward as it has a growth rate of three feet per year.

Owners of the Autumn Blaze Red Maple are gifted with a spectacular show once fall rolls around. This maple's 5-inch leaves turn a brilliant red-orange. They're so vibrant the neighbors can practically see them from blocks away. And these bright leaves stick around long after others fade and fall from other trees.

This hardy tree looks stately with its wide ovular spring canopy and symmetric growth habit. These are among the reasons this is one of the most popular varieties of maples in the United States.

The upward growth of the Autumn Blaze Maple lends itself to be planted individually or in clusters. This beautiful feature makes it quite versatile in the landscape.

We're not the only ones that think this tree is award-worthy. In fact, it has won numerous Tree of the Year awards. And this beauty queen isn't fragile. This variety is pest and disease resistant. It's also great at taking care of itself during drought conditions. Its strong branches do an impressive job of holding snow during winter.

Don't cheat yourself out of enjoying an award-winning Autumn Blaze Red Maple.This tree produces remarkable color and is adored for its hardy nature. Don't miss out on how much excitement its fall color can add to your yard.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

 Autumn Blaze® Maple Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Botanical Name Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 40 - 60 feet
Mature Spread 40 - 60 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Red
Fall Color Red