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Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'

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Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket' - Fall Colour

Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket' - Fall Colour

More About Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'

  • Narrow, upright growing crown
  • Habit similar to Acer rubrum 'Bowhall', only slower growing
  • A good cultivar for colder climates
  • Fall colour is bright orange-red to red

Zone:

3

Height:

9-11 m

Spread:

4-4 m

Colour:

Red
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Red Rocket Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best in full sun and an acidic soil, that is medium to wet, with good drainage. Red Rocket maple is a great choice for small landscape areas where a vertical accent is needed.  


Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'

Acer rubrum 'Bowhall'

Acer rubrum 'Bowhall'

Bowhall Maple