Size at Farm -
Mature Size -
Leaf Description -
12-15 ft. tall
to 70 ft. tall x 35 ft. wide
30-40 ft. apart
deciduous tree with moderately
Bright orange-red to red fall foliage
Excellent shade, specimen or street tree
Bright red-winged fruit...helicopters
Dark green glossy leaves
Fast, upright branching, oval, vigorous, strong, symmetrical branching pattern. Red Sunset is the most highly rated and reliable of the Red Maple cultivars. Developed by Frank Schmidt, Jr., this tree has become the standard to which others are compared.
Spring fruit produces "helicopters".