Acer x freemanii

Botanical Name: Acer x freemanii

Phonetic: Aye-ser free-MAN-ee-eye

Common Name(s): Freeman Maple

Family: Sapindaceae/Aceraceae (formerly)
Origin: North America, Chicago, Illinois
Plant Type: Tree
Persistence: Deciduous

Leaf Type: Simple, opposite, deeply lobed, 3-5 lobes, red petiole
Leaf Color: Medium green, silvery beneath
Fall color: Red, orange to yellow (variable)
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Early spring
Flower Color(s): insignificant

Exposure: Full sun (at least 6 hours a day)
USDA: 4-8
Growth Rate: Fast                                    
Height: 40-60 Feet
Spread: 20-40 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Soil: Moist, well-drained, tolerates acid soils
Pest/Diseases: Verticillium wilt might occur

Features: Hybrid between A. rubrum and A. sacchariunum, columnar, oval , pyramidal upright shape, tolerates some drought, fall color, attractive bark, attracts pollinators
Uses: Residential tree, park tree, city parkways, windbreak, specimen, shade tree, street tree

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