Maple, Red Sunset
Description: Red Sunset Maples are well known for their fall color! Red Sunset starts off with a pyramidal shape that quickly rounds out with age. Their high-gloss leaves start out green and turn tangerine-scarlet during autumn. This variety grows faster than Norway and Sugar Maples. Red Sunset Maples tolerate full sun, partial sun or partial shade in average well-drained soil. They are moderately drought-tolerant.
Common Name: Red Sunset Maple
Scientific Name: Acer rubrum ' Red Sunset'
Type: Deciduous, Tree
Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade
Size: 40-50' height, 30-40' spread
Summer Foliage Color: Green
Fall Foliage Color: Red/Orange
Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Period: Mid-Summer
Landscape Use: Screens, Outdoor Living Areas, Property Value, Woodland Border, Shade Tree
Zone: 4 - 9
Growth Rate: Fast
Companion Plants: Fern, Golden Japanese Forest Grass, Coral Bells