Acer rubrum ‘Somerset’

Somerset Red Maple

An oval crowned Red Maple, that colors later in the fall than 'Sun Valley'. The fall color is bright red and long lasting. A male selection with good potato leaf hopper resistance. A U.S. National Arboretum introduction, it is a cross between 'October Glory' and 'Autumn Flame'. It is adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions, preferring slightly acid, moist soils. Does best in full sun.


  • Common Name: Somerset Red Maple
  • Height: 40' tall
  • Spread: 25' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 4 - 8