116 Red Sunset Red Maple

Rounded, deep green late summer canopy of Red Sunset Red Maple.Facts About Red Sunset Red Maple

Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset'

Native to: North America
Crown: Pyramidal to rounded
Height: 50 feet
Width: 30 feet
Growth Rate: Rapid

Characteristics: Foliage is brilliant orange to red in fall. A vigorous branching structure makes this one of the best shade trees.

Negative Features: Occasionally susceptible to aphids and scale that can cause honeydew drip and sooty mold. Surface roots can cause problems with sidewalks. This tree can have failure of grafts later in its life.

Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector and residential streets. Suitable for planting along boulevards.

Comments: Red Sunset is a good shade tree that has brilliant red fall color.

Engraved stone sign for Red Sunset Red Maple, Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset.'
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 8 ft.