Autumn Blaze Red Maple is widely used in landscapes all over the country. With its fast growth, uniform shape and incredibly beautiful fall foliage, it is a valued landscape plant. It’s primary use for gardens and landscapes is for shade and fall color.
The Red Sunset cultivar of the common Red Maple is widely used as a shade tree and in commercial and residential landscapes. It has a somewhat looser form than the October Glory and Autumn Blaze cultivars but not as loose as the purely native form native to most of Eastern North America. It is valued for fast-growth, drought tolerance and beautiful fall foliage.
The October Glory Red Maple is perhaps our favorite cultivar of the Red Maples. It’s uniform shape (not unlike that of a Sugar Maple), fast growth and beautiful fall foliage make it a favorite for shade in the landscape. It has been widely planted throughout the US and is quite tolerant of heat and drought once established.
Home and Garden Landscapes have installed this trouble-free cultivar in hundreds of landscapes over the years and recommends this tree highly.
Sugar Maple, an iconic favorite of landscapes the world over is valued for its uniform shape, breathtaking fall foliage and in some regions for its sugar production. Native from Canada into the southeast Sugar Maples can be successfully grown in southern landscapes. They do have some susceptibility to ice storm damage in areas where this is a factor.