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Maple, Red Sunset

Acer rubrum 'Franksred'

Maple, Red Sunset is one of the best red maple cultivars available. It has excellent fall foliage and colors earlier than other cultivars.

Nice rounded canopy.
Great orange to red fall color.
Extremely cold hardy.

Height

45 Feet

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Spread

35 Feet


Interesting Notes

Introduced by J Frank Schmidt and Son in 1966.


USDA Hardiness Zone 4 to 9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Specimen
Exposure
Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
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