Sunset Red Maple Acer rubrum 'Sunset'
The Red Sunset® Red Maple is one of the best red maples available. Not only are its fall colors of red and orange outstanding, they do this 2 weeks earlier than all other varieties, and they stay on the tree for weeks. This is also the best variety for hot and dry locations, because it is much more drought resistant than any other red maple. A beautiful shade tree, that can grow to 40 to 50 feet tall, and up to 40 feet across, making a magnificent specimen very quickly, since it grows up to 3 feet a year. It will soon turn from a healthy young tree into a magnificent addition to your property. Plant it as a shade tree, as a background specimen in a larger garden, or as a beautiful row along the edge of your property.
Additional Product Info
Growth rate: Fast
Height: 45 ft.
Spread: 35 ft.
Foliage color: Red changing to Green then turning red in fall
Flower color: Red
Uses: Specimen, driveway plantings large landscapes
Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Best color in full sun, but tolerates light shade. Water deeply and regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers regular moisture but tolerates drier soils. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter; seldom requires pruning.
We at Black Forest Garden Centre, know that our customers buy plants expecting them to grow, and not intending on killing them! But sometimes things just go wrong, we offer a no hassle 1-Year warranty on all Trees and Shrubs.
We are unable to offer a warranty on plants purchased on discount or end of season specials.