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Enjoy Faster Fall Color with First Editions™

Scarlet Jewell™ Maple
by Kathleen Hennessy
September 11, 2011

Nothing heralds the change of seasons like the bold colors of a Maple tree.

Now you can enjoy the fall color show a full two weeks earlier with First Editions™ Scarlet Jewell™ Maple. Scarlet Jewell is a full, upright Maple which turns a consistent deep crimson earlier in the fall, typically two weeks earlier than other rubrum Maples. A brilliant show of red flowers each spring adds to its year-round interest.

Selected in Northern Minnesota by Terry Schwartz of Bailey Nurseries, Scarlet Jewell exhibits excellent symmetrical branching and resistance to frost cracking. This Maple prefers a moist, slightly acidic soil. Scarlet Jewell is grown exclusively by Bailey Nurseries and is available at independent garden centers across the country.

Scarlet Jewell Maple at a glance:

Acer rubrum 'Bailcraig'

Height: 70'

Width: 30'

Shape: Upright

Foliage: Dark green

Fall Foliage: Crimson Zone: 3-7

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