|Botanical Name||Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'|
|Mature Height||30 Feet|
|Mature Width||5 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun - Partial Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||Zone 3|
ℹ "Red Rocket" Columnar Maple Tree sports Fiery red fall color paired with excellent cold tolerance, the beautiful Red Rocket Maple tree is reaching for the stars. A medium sized red maple tree with perky upright growth habit is just the maple tree to illuminate any fall landscape. The cold tolerant Red Rocket Maple makes dreams come true as a hardy and intriguing addition to areas in need of fiery red fall color. Columnar, upright growth habit makes this Maple tree a perfect choice for tight spaces. As a smaller maple with a lot of heart, the Red Rocket is ready to light up any landscape. As one of the most cold hardy maple cultivars, the Red Rocket is a National Arboretum release from the northern Minnesota region. Showy red flowers appear in the spring before new, red leaves emerge, yielding to attractive green foliage throughout the summer. This dense deciduous tree sports lovely lobed leaves which transition to a blazing red with glimmers of orange in the fall. Use this columnar maple tree as a colorful vertical accent tree, or to fill in the gaps in any cool climate setting. Furrowed silver bark adds a twinkle of texture and added interest. Red branches are eye catching after leaf drop and give an additional blush to the landscape. Expect outstanding red autumn color from the Red Rocket Maple tree!