The Autumn Blaze Maple is an older cultivar grown for its fall color and fast growth rate. Expect it to grow 2-3ft per year until maxing out around 45-50ft high and 35-40ft wide. Autumn Blaze Maples have great drought tolerance and can adapt to a wide variety of soils but it can be sensitive to salt. Autumn Blaze Maples make great lawn, landscape, park, or parkway shade trees. Leaves are green throughout Spring/Summer.