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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • First Editions
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Provides Shade
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
 

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 free fertilizer with every order.

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MATADOR™ MAPLE

Acer x freemanii 'Bailston'

Buy Matador™ Maple online. Matador™ Maple was selected because of its superior growth habit and beautiful fall color. Matador™ is deeper red in fall color than Autumn Blaze® and colors more consistently than other A. x freemanii cultivars. It is an adaptable tree with an upright, symmetrical form. The fall color is portrayed later than other cultivars and holds its leaves longer.

Mature Height:

40-45 Feet

Mature Spread:

20-40 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-7

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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.

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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase MATADOR™ MAPLE Online

5 gallon Potted

SKU: 9524

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
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$140.00

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