Maple Red ‘Redpointe’ PP#16,769

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Botanical Name: Acer rubrum ‘Frank Jr.’ PP#16,769
Common Name: Maple Red ‘Redpointe’
Zone: 5-8
Height Average: 40-45′
Spread Average: 25-30′
Habit: Broad, upright, pyramidal shape
Culture: Sun to part sun
Foliage:
Holds its dark green color in the spring and summer changing to a brilliant red in the fall
Flower: None
Comments: From J. Frank Schmidt Nursery who hybridized the ‘Red Sunset’ maple; ‘Redpointe’ Maple is even better than ‘Sunset’; vigorous grower with a strong central leader, fall color is intense red, a good choice for quick shade