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Acer saccharum 'Bonfire'

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Acer saccharum 'Bonfire'

  • Fast-growing, densely branched, oval to rounded habit
  • Foliage is medium green in the summer
  • Brilliant yellow, orange to red leaves in the fall
  • A stunning specimen with its mix of fall colours

Zone:

4

Height:

12-15 m

Spread:

10-12 m
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Bonfire Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

An excellent, shorter, shade tree for a smaller, home landscape. Avoid planting in areas where soil compaction, road salt or pollution are a factor. It has also shown good heat and leafhopper resistance.


Acer saccharum 'Bonfire' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Oval
Compact
Rounded

Foliage Color

Red
Green
Yellow
Orange

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen

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