Acer rubrum 'Sun Valley' - Blue Heron Nursery

Acer rubrum ‘Sun Valley’

Sun Valley Red Maple

Selected by the U.S. National Arboretum from a cross of 'Red Sunset' and 'Autumn Flame'. It was chosen for long lasting red fall color and significant leafhopper resistance. The foliage is a dark green in the summer. An upright oval form, with symmetrical branching. It is a male selection. It is adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions, preferring slightly acid, moist soils. Does best in full sun.

  • Common Name: Sun Valley Red Maple
  • Height: 40' tall
  • Spread: 35' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 4 - 9

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