Acer rubrum – Fairview Flame
One of the Lipstick range of maples
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Vase shaped
FOLIAGE: Mid- to dark green three- to five-lobed leaves changing to multi colours in autumn.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Small red female flowers appearing before the leaves emerge in spring.
BARK: Thin, dark grey and roughly textured. The young twigs are bright red.
DESCRIPTION: This vigorous, well structured tree with spectacular and reliable autumn foliage colour is possibly one of the best red maple cultivars available. A suitable choice for larger areas in landscaping as a shade or specimen tree.
TOLERANCES: Will not tolerate excessively dry soils. Full sun to part shade with best growth and colour in full sun. Avoid pruning in late winter and early spring. One of Fleming’s Lipstick® Tree range. Performs best in full sun.