Plant Library

Maple Scarlet Jewel

Common Name: Maple

Botanical Name: N/A

Variety: Scarlet Jewel

Blossom Color: Red

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Zone: 3 to 7

Exposure: Full Sun

Mature Height: 60'

Mature Width: 30'

Notes: Full, upright maple consistently turns deep crimson red each fall, a full two weeks earlier than other red maples. Covered with a brilliant show of bright red flowers each spring. Scarlet Jewellâ„¢ has excellent symmetrical branching and resists frost cracking. It is an excellent specimen tree and a welcome early beacon of fall. Prefers a moist, slightly acidic soil.