Best Trees to Plant for a Stunning Fall Color Display

All of the trees on this list are true show-stoppers come autumn. 

autumn leaves

Red Sunset® Red Maple

Red Sunset® Red Maple bursts with bright red fall color, and will have the neighbors wishing they had one in their yard as well! 

Redpointe Red Maple

State Street™ Maple

This fantastic tree has an interesting, textured bark which is complemented by a unique leaf pattern. Even better, this tree stands out in the fall when it bursts with vibrant yellow fall color. 

State Street Maple

Autumn Fantasy® Maple

This dependable and fast-growing tree will be the envy of your block every fall when the beautiful leaves turn bright red. 

Autumn Fantasy Maple

Amur Flame Maple

Amur Flame Maple is somewhat of a hidden gem but has been gaining popularity in recent years. This shrub-like tree explodes with a striking red fall color that will be sure to turn some heads.

Amur Flame Maple

Autumn Blaze Maple

Brilliant and long-lasting Red/Orange fall color. This is a customer favorite!

Autumn Blaze Maple

Emerald Lustre® Norway Maple

 Emerald Lustre’s striking, bright yellow fall color adds much-needed diversity to the fall palette. 

Emerald Lustre Norway Maple

Pacific Sunset® Maple

This tree's outstanding glossy green foliage turns magnificent shades of yellow, orange, and red in the fall.

Pacific Sunset Maple

Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry

Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry's dark green foliage turns to a brilliant brick red in the fall.

Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry

Red Oak

Red Oak is a beautiful and artistic shade tree with a picturesque rounded shape and a striking red fall color. It is one of the fastest-growing, and toughest Oak trees available.

Red Oak

Aristocat® Ornamental Pear

Homeowners can look forward to this tree's outstanding deep red color in the fall.

Aristocrat Ornamental Pear

Ginkgo Trees

Princeton Sentry and Windover Gold Ginko trees have uniquely fan-shaped leaves turn from a lawn green to deep gold in the fall.

Ginkgo Trees

Pink Flair® Cherry

Pink Flair® Cherry makes a beautiful and big impact for a compact in height tree. Homeowners can expect to see a wonderfully, consistent Orange/Red fall color.

Pink Flair Cherry in Fall

Fall Fiesta® Sugar Maple

Fall Fiesta® Sugar Maple is "muy caliente" with its blazing autumn colors of reds, oranges, and yellows.

Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple

Afterburner® Black Tupelo

Afterburner Black® Tupelo features rich green glossy foliate which ignites with brilliant fall color, ranging from scarlet to maroon, yellow, and orange. 

Black Tupelo

American Hornbeam

American Hornbeam is a widely adaptable ornamental, or small shade tree, with outstanding gold to bright orange-red fall foliage.

American Hornbeam

Moraine Sweetgum

Homeowners can enjoy this tree's foliage year-round but can expect a brilliant red/yellow in the fall.

Moraine Sweetgum Fall Foliage with Sun Setting


Please note, some of these trees are available now, as well as, this fall but you'll need to be on the lookout for a few of these come spring 2020!