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Red Sunset® Maple

Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8
Average shipping height: 4'
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  • Bare Root
    Member Price $22.99
    Reg. Price $29.99
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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 4'
The Red Sunset® Maple Grows in zones 4 - 8

Your Tree’s Personality



Growth Speed

Medium to Fast

Scientific Name

Acer rubrum ‘Franksred’

Mature Height

45' - 50'

Mature Spread

35' - 40'

Shipping Height


Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Preference

Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Silty Loam, 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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