‘JFS-NuMex 3’: Mesa Glow® Bigtooth Maple

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Contributor Notes

I thank Emad Bsoul and Clare Bowen-O’Connor for determining the tolerance of plants to environmental stresses. I also thank Tim Buchanan, Sheri Chavez, Gil Eckrich, Lee Hughes, Roger Kjelgren, Grant Madden, and David Riskin who collected seeds that helped establish the bigtooth maple germplasm at New Mexico State University. I acknowledge the technical and field testing assistance of Guy Meacham and Keith Warren at J. Frank Schmidt & Son Wholesale Nursery. I thank Terry Lombard of the Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University for assistance with intellectual property protection for the cultivar.

Corresponding author. E-mail: rsthilai@nmsu.edu.

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    Eight-year-old tree of Acer grandidentatum ‘JFS-NuMex 3’ growing in a field location of the J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Boring, OR. This tree was photographed in Summer 2013 and was transplanted into this location as a 3-year-old tree in 2008 (A). Three-year-old tree of A. grandidentatum ‘JFS-NuMex 3’ growing in a production row of the J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. (B). Summer foliage of A. grandidentatum ‘JFS-NuMex 3’ showing a newly emerged leaf (C), and mature leaves and petiole (D).

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    Young twigs (A) and fall foliage (B) of Acer grandidentatum ‘JFS-NuMex 3’.

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