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Fall Foliage

The Chemistry of Fall Color Everyone knows that chlorophyll, produced by photosynthesis, gives plants their green color during the spring and summer. You might not know what causes the vivid reds, oranges and yellows that appear in the fall.                                      … Read more »

Vibrant Color

The beautiful leaves of this red maple will add vibrant color to your environment. The Sun Valley Acer (acer rubrum ‘Sun Valley’) has leafhopper stress tolerance combined with early brilliant red fall color. This cultivar forms a symmetrical, upright oval crown at an early age. Check the availability of Sun Valley and other red maples.