Acer buergerianum 'RustyAllen' PP 32,033

Blood Moon® Trident Maple

A wonderful new addition to the Trident Maple cultivars, exclusive to Bold Spring. This dense, compact maple has a pyramidal habit that rounds with age. Blood Moon® gives a unique show throughout the growing season - not only does the new spring foliage emerges bright red, but the new growth emerges orange to red all throughout the summer finally maturing to a striking dark green.

Category: Medium shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 5 to 8
Foliage: Summer foliage grows in a stunning gradient from bright red, deep maroon, to dark green, which is preceeded by a spring growth that emerges bright red.
Fall Color: Bright to dark red
Bark: Scaly bark flakes with age in colors of gray-brown-orange.
Winter Interest: The exfoliating bark adds winter interest
Texture: Medium
Shape: Oval habit, rounding with age with upswept branching
Mature Size: 30 to 35' tall by 20' wide
Growth Rate: Medium; slowing with age
Adaptability: Acer buergerianum is more site tolerant than many Maples. Blood Moon maintains a darker color through the heat of summer.
Native Habitat: China