Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'

Autumn Blaze Maple

Categories: Shade Trees

Autumn Blaze maple is a rapidly growing hybrid maple with spectacular brilliant red foliage making it one of more commonly planted shade trees.

More About Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'

  • Autumn Blaze maple was introduced in 1982 from Poplar Farms, Inc. of Batavia, IL as cross of red (A. rubrum) and silver (A. saccharinum) maple
  • spectacular brilliant red foliage

A hardy, reliable, fast growing shade tree with upright branching and a well balanced, broadly oval head. The new spring leaves are tinted red then become a rich green throughout the summer. Deeply lobed leaves turn a brilliant orange-red to brilliant red in the fall. The fall color holds longer than most other trees.

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40-60 ft


15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Fall Color

  • Bright Red
  • Orange


  • Spreading
  • Vase-like
  • Upright