Maple 'Red Sunset'


    • Excellent as a shade tree, specimen tree, or in a rain garden
    • Red flowers in early spring before foliage
    • Outstanding orange to red fall color
    • Root system is shallow and flattened, meaning it may damage sidewalks or driveways if planted too closely
    • Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil. Prefers moist, slightly acidic
    • Very cold hardy
    • Tolerates wet soil and air pollution
    • Tolerant of wide range of soils, but prefers moist, slightly acidic


  • Botanical Name: Acer rubrum 'Franksred'
  • Common Name: Red Sunset Maple, Red Maple, Swamp Maple
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Height: 40 - 50 feet
  • Width: 30 - 40 feet
  • Season of Bloom: Spring
  • Light Preference: Full sun to part shade
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9

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