Latin Name: Acer rubrum 'Frank Jr.'
Height: 40 - 50 feet
Spread: 25 - 35 feet
Sunlight: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
A very desirable cultivar of the red maple with a pronounced pyramidal form and brilliant red fall color. The straight central leader results in strong branch angles, making it easier to grow. The distinctive form and rich colors make this an ideal choice for a shade tree in home landscapes. Do note that it often has manganese deficiency when planted in heavy clay soils. Redpointe is a nativar.
Other Names: Swamp Maple; Scarlet Maple; Red Maple; Redpoint Maple' Red Point Maple; Red Pointe Maple