Rugged Ridge® Maple

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Quick Overview

Rugged Ridge® Maple has earned its name. It is one tough tree with its heavy, vigorous bark. Much like the State Street Maple, it changes to a vibrant yellow in the fall. The deeply forrowed, corky bark makes the tree very impressive.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Rugged Ridge® Maple has earned its name. It is one tough tree with its heavy, vigorous bark. Much like the State Street Maple, it changes to a vibrant yellow in the fall. The deeply furrowed, corky bark makes the tree very impressive. 

Where to put it:

Because of its versatile nature, the Rugged® Ridge Maple can be planted in cities and private backyards. It is a spectacular street tree. This large shade tree needs to be planted at least 15ft from buildings. 

What it needs:

Rugged Ridge® Maple is fast growing, tough, and very adaptable which makes it extremely easy to care for. Be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the tree’s root system is well established.


Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Acer miyabei 'JFS-KW3AMI'
Hardiness Zone 4
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 55'
Mature Spread 40'
Shape Upright Oval
Foliage Color Medium Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street
Growth Rate Rapid
Plant Tolerance Very Tough & Adaptable
Standout Feature Outstanding Brilliant Yellow Fall Color, Very Tough and Adaptable, Impressive Corky Textured Bark