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Sun Valley MapleAcer rubrum ‘Sun Valley’

  • Red Sunset Maple - Acer rubrum
Red Sunset is a red maple cultivar with superior fall color and good branch structure. Winter buds, clusters of small winter spring flowers, leaf stems, twigs, and winged summer fruits are all reddish colored. The glossy green leaves persist on the tree turning orange-red to brilliant red in the fall. Red Sunset grows moderately fast, 45'-50' high with a 35'-40' spread. It adapts to a wide range of climates and soils, but requires acid soil and is salt-sensitive. It prefers a moist site and tolerates full sun to partial shade. zones 4-8.

Hardiness Zones

The sun valley maple can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 4–7. View Map

Tree Type

Growth Speed Fast Growth Rate

This tree grows at a fast rate, with height increases of more than 24" per year.

Sun Preference