Acer rubrum 'Somerset' - Blue Heron Nursery

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

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