Red Sunset

Acer rubrum ‘Franksred’

Red Sunset leaf Red Sunset summer and fall

Height: 50′
Width: 30-40′

Shape: Upright, dense
Foliage: Bright green, heavy textured

Fall Foliage: Brilliant red
Exposure: Full Sun

Zone: 4-7

This outstanding red maple offers brilliant red autumn color that is retained longer than most other rubrums. Named Iowa Tree of the Year for 2000, it has thick foliage and a dense, upright branching habit that makes it a great choice for street and lawn use.

Photos courtesy of Oregon State University and The Tree Farm