Red Sunset® Maple
The Red Sunset Maple tree, Acer rubrum, is considered one of the best trees for
early fall color. This is a large deciduous tree that has pyramidal form when young
becoming rounded with age. Glossy green leaves turn brilliant orange-scarlet,
extremely showy. Full sun. Grows faster than Norway and sugar maples, but slower
than silver maple.
The Red Sunset's leaves are shiny green above and pale green beneath, 3-5 lobed
and 3-6" across. Species name of rubrum (meaning red) is everywhere in evidence: red
flowers in dense clusters in late March to early April (before the leaves appear), red
fruit (reddish two-winged samara), reddish stems and twigs. The Red Sunset is one of
the best red maple cultivars available in commerce, with outstanding orange to red fall
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. Hardy in zones 3 to 8
The Red Sunset is one of the best red maple cultivars available
in commerce, with outstanding orange to red fall color.
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|Red Sunset® Maple
4 to 5 feet 1 tree @ $39.95
buy 2 or more @ $29.95 ea.
6 to 7 feet 1 tree @ $65.95
buy 2 or more @ $49.50 ea.
|Why take a chance with bare-root trees?
Ours ship in the containers,not bare-root
When they arive, just take them out of the box and keep them
watered until ready to plant ... NO HURRY,NO WORRY!
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