How do you fertilize Autumn Blaze Maples?
Hereof, how do you take care of Autumn Blaze Maples?
Autumn Blaze maple tree care is easiest if the trees are planted in well-drained, moist, fertile soil. However, like silver maple, Autumn Blaze tolerates poor soil as well. Whichever soil you select, dig a hole three to five times as wide as the root ball but the same depth.
Additionally, how fast does an autumn blaze maple grow? Like its silver maple parent, Autumn Blaze® grows quickly. The growth rate of this cultivar is about four times faster than that of a red maple. Under optimal conditions it can grow 3 feet or more per year. Eventually it will grow 40-60 feet tall and 40-50 feet wide.
In respect to this, how do you fertilize a maple tree?
Fertilize with Nitrogen Examples of appropriate ratios of slow-release fertilizers for maple trees are 10-4-6 and 16-4-8. These numbers represent the percentage of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium in the fertilizer. A 10-pound bag of 16-4-8 fertilizer will have 1.6 pounds of nitrogen.
Can you tap Autumn Blaze Maples?
The spiles are in four different trees: two Autumn Blaze Maple, one Silver Maple, and one Boxelder. So far only the Autumn Blaze Maples have produced any quantity, which could be because of their locations related to snow pack and positions related to the sun. We've never actually tapped Sugar Maple trees before.