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DESCRIPTION: Smaller, columnar red maple. Dark green foliage turns bright red in fall. Intense fall colour in acidic soil. Excellent in tight spaces or as a screen. Prefers a moist well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Drought tolerant once established. Prune only in full-leaf as needed.
BOTANICAL NAME: Acer rebrum 'Red Rocket'
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 9 Meters
AVERAGE SPREAD: 2.5-3 Meters
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun
FLOWER COLOUR: Insignificant
FLOWERING TIME: Spring
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Green
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 3 ( Should survive up to -39.9° Celsius )
WATER NEEDS: Average
OTHER FEATURES: Fall colour
HEIGHT AT TIME OF SHIPPING: 7 gallon 5-7 feet, 10 gallon 6-8 feet, 15 gallon 8-12 feet. These sizes are approximate and may vary slightly year to year or even depending on the time of year. Height is that of the tree itself and does not include the height of the container.
Red Rocket Maple has light green foliage throughout the season. The compound leaves turn an outstanding indian red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.