Acer rubrum ('Franksred') Red Sunset® - Blue Heron Nursery

Acer rubrum (‘Franksred’) Red Sunset®

Red Sunset® Red Maple


A symmetrical, upright oval Red Maple, considered to be one of the cold hardier cultivars. Fall color is brilliant red to orange-red, occurring rather early in the season. This is a female selection. It prefers moist, acidic soils with good drainage and full sun, although it is adaptable to many sites. Introduced in 1966.

  • Common Name: Red Sunset® Red Maple
  • Height: 45' tall
  • Spread: 35' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 4 - 9

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