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Courtesy of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

Courtesy of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.



Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Green
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Acer is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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REDPOINTE® RED MAPLE

Acer rubrum 'Frank Jr.'
PP16769 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Redpointe® Red Maple online. Redpointe® Red Maple has brilliant red fall color plus upright, broadly pyramidal form make this Schmidt introduction a standout. The refined form and foliage of the best Acer rubrum cultivars combine with the faster growth rate normally found in Acer x freemanii. A straight anddominant central leader results in strong branch angles that make it easier to grow.

Mature Height:

40-45 Feet

Mature Spread:

25-30 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

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Family: Sapindaceae / Aceraceae · Common Name: Maple


Maple trees are a wonderful genus of trees, with sizes ranging from very small and slow growing Japanese Maples, to very fast growing Silver Maples. Maple trees are found growing all across the world, and most admired for their colorful fall foliage.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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I am always impressed by your careful packaging which allows plants to arrive in the best condition


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August 2014

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