10 Red Sunset Japanese Maple (Acer Rubrum) Tree Seeds
Japanese "Red Sunset" Tree Seeds (Acer Rubrum)
Brings color to your landscape year-round. Green stems turn red in winter, and new leaves are red-tinged, turning green. Fall color is deep red and yellow mixed hues which are the Most Gorgeous of All Maple Trees. The flowers are also red. Fast-growing and tolerant of many soils. Grows to 40' to 60', 40' spread. (zones 3-9) Horse owners beware; Consuming .03% of dry wilted leaves can cause toxicity to horses. This red maple can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 3–9. Grows to a height of 40–60' and a spread of around 40' at maturity.
This tree grows at a medium to fast rate, with height increases of anywhere from 13" to more than 24" per year. Full sun is the ideal condition for this tree, meaning it should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day. Enjoys acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well-drained, and clay soils. It prefers wet soil conditions but has slight drought tolerance.
Zones: 5 to 9 Growth: Fast Blooms: May through June Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade Water: Medium Nutrients: Medium to Low