Red Rocket Maple - Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'

Red Rocket Maple Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'
Red Rocket Maple Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'
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This narrow, upright growing deciduous tree is highlighted by its bright red Fall Colour display. From a Minnesota seed source, it is one of the most cold hardy cultivars. Great choice for small landscape areas where vertical effect is needed.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Shade Tree
Specimen
Wet Areas
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
30-40'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4.5 (62 votes)

Prefers a moist well drained, slightly acidic woodland soil. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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