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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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$12.98
Regular Price
$19.50
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Overview

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

45'–50'

Mature Spread

35'–40'

Growth Rate

Medium to Fast

Shape

Rounded

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.

History/Lore

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

Planting Instructions


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