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Acer rubrum 'Redpointe®' (Frank Jr.)

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Acer rubrum Redpointe® ('Frank Jr.')

  • Upright, broad, pyramidal, growth habit
  • Dominant, central leader with strong branching
  • Dark green leaves in the summer, turn to bright red-scarlet in the fall
  • A superior, fast-growing cultivar

Zone:

4

Height:

12-14 m

Spread:

9-10 m

Colour:

Red
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Redpointe® Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

'Red Pointe' maple has a better tolerance of urban conditions, improved resistance to fungus diseases, leafhoppers and spider mites. Thrives in full sun and will grow best in an acidic soil that is medium to wet, with good drainage.


Acer rubrum Redpointe® ('Frank Jr.') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Red
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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