Maintaining autumn blaze maples requires regular pruning every 3 to 5 years.
Jan 19, The big drawback of the Autumn Blaze maple is its structural weakness. The tree tends to crack easily at branch unions, which leads to broken branches and property damage after even mild storms. To avoid problems with Autumn Blaze maple trees, property owners must invest in regular tree care. Maintaining autumn blaze maples requires regular pruning every 3 to 5 years. Regular pruning helps keep the structure of the tree. Oct 31, Hi. years ago I bought a Autumn Blaze Maple tree for my front yard.
Since putting it in I haven't done any trimming or pruning. Before I do, I wanted to get some advice.
My (loud obnoxious) neighbor has told me the angle of the main top branch of my tree is too steep and if I don't cut it off (immediately) the branch will break off in the. Pruning Tips. Dense-growing Autumn Blaze maples require pruning twice yearly -- in the fall and spring -- for sunlight to reach the interior of these trees. May 27, The ideal time to prune your autumn blaze maple tree is in late winter or early spring when the tree is dormant.
Regular pruning (every few years or so) helps the tree to keep its shape and prevent major breakage during storms or other unruly weather. Common Pests and DiseasesBotanical Name: Acer x freemanii (Jeffersred) 'Autumn Blaze'.