Autumn Flame Maple – Acer Rubrum Autumn Flame


Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Flame’ is a captivating cultivar of the Red Maple family, renowned for its brilliant autumn foliage display.

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Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Flame’ is a captivating cultivar of the Red Maple family, prized for its spectacular autumn foliage display. With its brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow, ‘Autumn Flame’ adds a burst of vibrant colour to any garden or landscape.
One key feature of Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Flame’ is its exceptional autumn coloration. The leaves transition from deep green in spring and summer to a fiery mix of reds and oranges in the autumn, creating a stunning visual spectacle. This vibrant autumn display makes it a popular choice for gardeners seeking dramatic seasonal colours.
In addition to its stunning foliage, ‘Autumn Flame’ is a relatively low-maintenance tree. It adapts well to various soil conditions and thrives in full sun to partial shade. Regular watering during dry spells and a moderate pruning regimen to maintain its shape and remove dead or crossing branches are typically sufficient for its care.
Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Flame’ is an excellent choice for gardens due to its beauty and versatility. It can be used as a focal point, specimen tree, or part of mixed plantings, providing a vibrant burst of colour that enhances the overall aesthetic appeal of the garden. Its adaptability, low-maintenance nature, and breath-taking autumn foliage make it an outstanding addition to any landscape design.

1. Style

Full Standard, Half Standard, Boxhead, Espalier, Feathered, Mini Standard, Multistem, Pleached, Umbrella


15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 700-800cm, 800-900cm, 900-1000cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-55cm, 55-60cm, N/A

Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root

Foliage Type



Non Native

Growth Height

Medium Growing

Growth Speed

Fast Growth






No Berries


Without Thornes


Mildly Toxic

Drought Tolerance


Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Colourful Foliage


Leaf Size


Natural Growth Style




Hard Wood Cutback?


Soil Type?

Clay-Heavy, Sandy-Well Draining, Grows in most soil types

Natural Shape



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Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm.

Private Van/Lorry – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller.

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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