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Maple October Glory

Scientific Name: Acer rubrum
Best Planted In Zone: 4-9


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The October Glory Maple is a fast-growing, deciduous tree that provides startling foliage in the fall and will surly be an attention piece in your yard. In the summer the leaves are a dark green, but they turn a radiant red in the fall. The fall foliage usually lasts several weeks. Before the leaves fall, this maple will provide your yard and house with ample shade to help keep everything cool during the summer months. October Glory grows about 40-50 feet tall and has a 25-35 feet spread. It is hardy in Zones 4-9 and prefers full sun and wet areas. Be sure to plant in moist, well-drained soil. USDA ZONES:Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Most PlantMeGreen trees can be shipped and planted any time of year, unless the variety is specified as only seasonal delivery. Packages are typically shipped within 7-10 days from the time of your order. You will receive a tracking email upon confirmation of your PlantMeGreen purchase. On some occasions, severe weather and other unusual issues can delay shipping and delivery of your PlantMeGreen package. Delivery time cannot be guaranteed, if a package needs to arrive prior to a specific date, or at a more convenient time for you, please notate that upon placement of your order.
First, decide on a planting location. Consider carefully what kind of sun, soil, and growing-space your tree or shrub will need. Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system. Once the tree is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material. Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets. When finished, water thoroughly. To insure your plants a successful growth rate and productive life, plant your seedlings per the instructions included in your PlantMeGreen package.
Maples prefer full sun or partial shade and may need to be staked when planted. Make sure to plant in an area where there is lots of room for the tree to grow. Create a 3-4 inch layer of mulch leaving room between the mulch and the tree's trunk. Water regularly after planting. Fertilize in spring and summer, and prune in late summer or early fall.

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