Red Rocket® Red Maple

Acer rubrum ‘Red Rocket’


This narrow, upright cultivar is one of the most cold hardy red maples. Outstanding red fall colour in mid September. Prefers acidic soils, soil amendment required in high pH soils.



Height: 30′

Spread: 15′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 3

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Bright Red

Growth Habit: Narrow, Upright

Flower Colour: Clusters of Red Petalless Flowers (Early Spring), Red Samaras (Late Spring)

Blooms: Spring

Key Features: Silver Bark, Fall Foliage

Landscape Uses: Vertical Accent, Shade