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Plant Details

Acer truncatum x A. platanoides 'JFS-KW249' PP27985

Ruby Sunset® Maple
Zone: 4b
Exposure: Sun
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Maximum 25 feet
Width: Maximum 20 inches
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Elegant leaves emerge pale green and purple-tinged in spring before maturing to glossy dark green. Heat and tatter resistant through the hot summer months, they turn to deep ruby red in autumn. Cold hardiness and adaptability are attributes of this remarkable and resilient offspring of Asian and European species. Of the hybrids introduced to date, this selection most resembles Acer truncatum in size, habit and appearance, making it a great choice for smaller sites requiring a more compact tree. Hybrid origin adds the symmetrical growth habit, cold hardiness and adaptability of Acer platanoides to this selection that most resembles its Acer truncatum parent. This compact Asian species is notable for its heat and drought resistance and excellent fall color, attributes that make Ruby Sunset® Maple a welcome addition to the urban street tree planting palette. Hybridized by Keith Warren of the J. Frank Schmidt plant breeding program. 

Featured in the New Varieties Showcase at the 2020 Farwest Show.

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Brentano's Tree Farm LLC St. Paul, OR Email now 503-633-8733 Container: 1
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  • J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. Boring, OR Email now 503-663-4128 Bare Root: X Container: X
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  • Northwest Shade Trees Salem, OR Email now 503-463-1700 BB: 1
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