Go Back Maple Sun Valley Red

Acer rubrum 'Sun Valley'

Plant Type: Deciduous Trees

‘Sun Valley’ was selected by the National Arboretum because of its exceptional fall color and leafhopper resistance. A medium-sized tree with an oval crown and symmetrical branching. The fall color is brilliant red and quite long lasting. Only red male flowers appear in early spring thus producing no seed. Has performed well from Alabama and Georgia to Michigan and Oregon. Height: 30-40′. Spread: 20-25′. Shape: Ovate. Exposure: Full Sun. Foliage: Green. Fall Foliage: Brilliant red. Zone: 4-7

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Red (male flowers)

Foliage Color

Fall color is brilliant red.

Plant Spread


Good Companions

Plant Height


Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

dry to moist.

Characteristics & Attributes


Small to medium size tree. Great fall color.

Bloom Time


Critter Resistance


full sun

Growth Rate

Average to fast.

Seasonal Interests

spring and fall color.