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Scarlet Maple
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Scarlet Maple

Signals Springs Arrival

  • Very showy shade tree
  • Foliage starts green and turns fiery red
  • Well-adapted to urban conditions
  • Grows 40-60 ft. tall
  • Sturdy branches resist wind damage
  • Prefers acid soils
  • Produces red-tinted, winged seeds very early in spring. Leafs out emerald green; turns fiery red-orange in fall. Grows 50-60 ft. tall with a symmetrical rounded head. Resistant to wind damage. Zones 3-9.

    NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

  • 13363
  • 3'-4' bareroot
  • $17.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Acer rubrum
  • Height: 40 - 60 feet.
  • Spacing: 30 - 40 feet.
  • Depth: Plant at stain on trunk.
  • Spread: 30 - 50 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Color: Red
  • Foliage: Starts out emerald-green, turns bright red and then takes on tones of gold and orange in Fall.
  • Blooms: April
  • Fruit: Not showy.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 (-30° F.).
  • Form: Deciduous. Rounded.
  • Flower Form: Large panicles - showy.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, acid to nuetral soil. Avoid alkaline soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Prune if needed in late Summer.
  • Comments: Dependable tree. Prefers acid soils. Shallow rooted. Well adapted to urban conditions. Excellent specimen or shade tree. Sturdy branches resist wind damage. Tree is drought tolerant, wet site tolerant and pollution tolerant. Commonly lives up to 150 years. Also known as Swamp Maple. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, CT, GU, HI, PR.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE Fruit Trees
1A-4A 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
4B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
5A 3/18/19 - 6/7/19
5B 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
6A 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
7A 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
7B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
8A & B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
9A & B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
Last Order Date 6/4/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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