Red Sunset Maple Tree

$99

2-3 ft.

Description

Richly-Colored Foliage for Spring-to-Fall Appeal

Why Red Sunset Maple Trees?
Specifically selected to be the best Red Maple on the market, this tree’s colors of dazzling red and orange are outstanding. Plus, the richly-hued tones of this one-of-a-kind tree develop almost two weeks before other varieties, staying bold and true for weeks (even through hot, dry weather).

And versatility makes the Red Sunset Maple truly one-of-a-kind.
Whether you use it along the road’s edge, as a stunning privacy screen or an ornamental that stands on its own, the Red Maple puts on a show. Plus, its wood is strong and stands up to both strong winds and storms.

Planting & Care

Planting Instructions: First, choose a sunny or lightly shaded location to plant your Red Sunset Maple Tree. Though they prefer rich, damp soil, they also thrive in dry regions and grow in a wide variety of soil types.

To plant your Red Sunset Maple, dig a hole deep enough to cover its root ball. After placing your plant, tamp down the soil while backfilling to avoid air pockets in the area. Water your tree to settle the soil that surrounds the roots, and ensure it is planted in an open space – plenty of room away from buildings and walls is necessary. Do not plant it closer than 20 feet from your home.

Watering: The need for moisture can be a limitation in growing Red Sunset Maple Trees, but it is much more drought resistant than other varieties. Simply water it during dry spells for the first few years. Since it has no significant pest or disease issues, it’s highly low-maintenance and does not require mulching or fertilizer.

Pruning: When you’re ready to prune your tree, do so in late winter before its buds break and during early summer, after the tree is in full leaf display. Prune away diseased, dead or broken branches back to the nearest healthy bud or branch. In addition to pruning at these times, ensure you remove these throughout the year as you see them.

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