Red Sunset Maple

Red Sunset Maple Acer rubrum ‘Franksred’

  • Red Sunset Maple - Acer rubrum

Average Shipping Height: 2' - 3'
Item #5269
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  • Bare Root
    2' - 3'
    Member Price $14.98
    Reg. Price $21.50
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The Red Sunset Maple grows in zones 4-8.
Known as one of the best red maple cultivars, this tree delivers on color. Winter buds, clusters of small winter/spring flowers, leaf stems, twigs, and winged summer fruits all carry a red hue. And of course, the fall show is breathtaking, with red and orange leaves blending to give a sunset effect.

  • Boasts superior crimson-orange fall foliage
  • Displays red twigs, flowers, leaf stems, and fruit
  • Will be delivered at a height of 2'– 3'

Your Tree’s Personality

Mature Height


Mature Spread


Growth Rate

Medium to Fast



Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Shade,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Well-drained, Wet,

Wildlife Value

The fruit is popular with squirrels and birds.


This cultivar was introduced in 1966 by J. Frank Schmidt and Son in Boring, OR.

Planting Instructions


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