Plant Catalog - ACER R RED ROCKET
ACER R RED ROCKET
Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'
Red Rocket Red Maple
A tall, slender deciduous tree with a columnar growth habit. Silver-ridged bark and red branchlets compliment the 3 - 5 lobed leaves that emerge glossy green with silvery undersides. Fall foliage becomes a blazing orange-red. Spring flowers give way to red samaras. A cold hardy maple. Needs slightly acidic soil.
USDA zones: 3 - 9
Sunset zones: A2, A3; 1 - 9, 14 - 17
Mature size: 35 feet high and 10 feet wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: regular water