Go Back Maple Red Sunset

Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset'

Plant Type: Deciduous Trees

This outstanding red maple offers brilliant red autumn color that is retained longer than most other rubrums.  It has thick foliage and a dense, upright branching habit that makes it a great choice for street and lawn use.  Red Sunset starts out with a pyramidal shape that quickly rounds out with age. 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Bright green

Plant Spread

30-40 ft.

Good Companions

Plant Height

50 ft.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

average and consistent water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Critter Resistance


Full sun

Growth Rate

slow to medium

Seasonal Interests