Acer rubrum 'Franksred'
Maple, Red Sunset®
Highly rated and reliable, Red Sunset® has become the standard to which others are compared. Developed by J. Frank Schmidt, Jr., it's a vigorous growing tree with a strong and symmetrical branching pattern. Lustrous, glossy green summer foliage changes to brilliant shades of red and orange-red in the fall.
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Hardiness Zone:3 - 9
Maple, Red Sunset® Growing and Maintenance Tips
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
Acer rubrum 'Franksred' Characteristics
- Sun Tolerant
Growth Rate in the Garden
Season of Interest (Flowering)
- Early Spring
Soil Moisture Needs