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Plant Characteristics

Exposure
  • Sun
Attributes
  • Specimen
  • Privacy / Hedge
  • Sound Barrier
  • Wind / Dust Break
  • Produces Dense Shade
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Best Characteristics
  • Fall Leaf Color
  • Growth Habit
Best Usages
  • Provide Shade
  • Wind Break
  • Landscape Specimen
Nature Attraction
  • Leafhopper Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
  • Fall
Plant Type
  • Shade Tree
  • Tree
  • Medium Tree
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Acer is easy to grow, and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Red Rocket is a National Arboretum release. High level of leaf hopper tolerance combined with a strongly columnar crown. May prove to be the best of tall and narrow maples.

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RED ROCKET MAPLE

Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'

Buy Red Rocket Maple online. Red Rocket is the perfect Red maple for those small areas that need fiery red fall color. Red Rocket is a national Arboretum release and derived from a northern Minnesota provenance. Exhibits high leaf hopper resistance. The combination of reduced size,and tight upright habit make this tree a perfect choice for tight urban areas. A release from the United States National Arboretum plant release program.

Mature Height:

30-35 Feet

Mature Spread:

6-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-7

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Family: Sapindaceae / Aceraceae · Common Name: Maple


Maple trees are a wonderful genus of trees, with sizes ranging from very small and slow growing Japanese Maples, to very fast growing Silver Maples. Maple trees are found growing all across the world, and most admired for their colorful fall foliage.

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Minneapolis, KS
December 2014