Redpointe® Red Maple
Acer rubrum 'Frank Jr.' PP #16,769
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser RU-brum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 40 to 45 ft. tall, 20 to 30 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Kalmia, Ginkgo, Chionanthus, Picea pungens|
Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Seldom requires pruning.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8