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Acer rubrum Franksred ('Red Sunset®')

Red Sunset® Maple: Patent COPF

A very hardy cultivar, excellent for a street or lawn tree, retaining its brilliant red and orange-red fall colour long into the season. Silvery bark adds winter interest.

  • »  Fast-growing, forming a rounded crown
  • »  Showy red flowers appear before the leaves emerge
  • »  Glossy, green leaves in the summer turn to orange-red by early fall
  • »  One of the best, red, maple cultivars available with long-lasting, fall colour
  • »  Bloom Time: Spring

15gal
$309.00
Substitutions Are Available
  • Category:Trees
  • Hardiness Zone:4
  • Height:14-15 m
  • Spread:12-14 m
  • Bloom Color: Red
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Growth Rate
Fast
Attributes
Deciduous
Fall Color
Flowering Time
Early Spring
Habit
Rounded
Upright
Foliage Color
Green
Orange
Red
Landscape uses
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Acer rubrum 'Franksred'

Red maple grows best in full sun and an acidic soil that is medium to wet, with good drainage. It is an excellent, specimen tree for a lawn or park, and known for its early, fall colour that lasts well into the season.

Recommmended Substitutions for Acer rubrum 'Franksred'