Red Sunset® Red Maple

Acer rubrum 'Franksred'

Pronunciation: AY-ser RU-brum
SKU #00127
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Considered one of the best for early fall color! The glossy green leaves provide a very dynamic show, as they turn a brilliant orange-scarlet when temperatures begin to cool. This large deciduous tree has a pyramidal form when young that becomes rounded with age. A wonderful choice for use as a high profile shade tree in larger landscapes.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
Blooms Early spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 40 to 50 ft. tall, 30 to 35 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Benefits Birds
Problems/Solutions Very Wet Areas, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
STYLE
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Spruce (Picea); Pine (Pinus); Maidenhair (Ginkgo); Beech (Fagus); Oak (Quercus)
CARE
Care Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Best color in full sun, but tolerates light shade. Water deeply and regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers regular moisture but tolerates drier soils. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly

100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.