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Plant Characteristics

Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Provides Shade
  • Sound Barrier
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Acer is easy to grow, and adapts 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:

35-40 Feet

Mature Spread:

10-15 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

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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.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 6424

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 6377

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(8 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$115.00

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Customer Testimonials

I ordered this tree for my husband he absolutely loved it.


Robin
Frostburg, MD
November 2016

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