Acer saccharum 'Bailsta' FALL FIESTA

FALL FIESTA Maple

 

FALL FIESTA is noted for its (1) vigorous and rapid growth rate, (2) upright, rounded, symmetrical form, (3) thick, leathery, glossy, deep green leaves with waxy upper surfaces and more truncate bases, (4) good resistance to leaf tatter and leaf scorch, (5) good resistance to summer heat, wind and drought, (6) fall color featuring more oranges and reds and (7) excellent winter hardiness. Leathery, dark green leaves (each to 6” long) turn excellent shades of yellow, orange and scarlet in fall. Pale yellowish-green flowers appear in clusters in spring before the leaves emerge. Flowers give way to clusters of paired samaras. U. S. Plant Patent PP11,119 was issued on November 9, 1999.

Zone: 3 to 8

 

Height: 60.00 to 75.00 feet

 

Spread: 30.00 to 45.00 feet

 

Bloom Time: April

 

Bloom Description: Greenish

 

Sun: Full sun to part shade

 

Water: Medium

 

Maintenance: Medium

 

Suggested Use: Shade Tree, Street Tree

 

Flower: Insignificant

 

Leaf: Good Fall