Red Sunset® Red Maple
Acer rubrum 'Franksred'
Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser RU-brum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 40 to 50 ft. tall, 30 to 35 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Tolerates Wet Soils, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Spruce (Picea); Pine (Pinus); Maidenhair (Ginkgo); Beech (Fagus); Oak (Quercus)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9