Red Sunset® Maple

Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset®' (Franksred)

  • Fast-growing, forming a rounded crown
  • Showy red flowers appear before the leaves emerge
  • Glossy green leaves in the summer turn to orange-red by early fall
  • One of the best red maple cultivars available with long-lasting fall colour
  • Bloom Time: Spring

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Red

HEIGHT:
14-15 m

SPREAD:
12-14 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Red maple grows best in full sun and an acidic soil that is medium to wet, with good drainage. It is an excellent specimen tree for a lawn or park, and known for its early fall colour that lasts well into the season.

Characteristics & Attributes


ATTRIBUTES:
Fall Color
Deciduous
FLOWERING TIME:
Early Spring
HABIT:
Upright
Rounded
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
Red
Orange
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen