Redpointe Red Maple a deciduous tree with an upright pyramidal crown and silvery-green foliage on red branches that turns striking fiery red in fall. Inconspicuous spring flowers. Best color with full sun and rich, moist, slightly acidic well-drained soils. Redpointe is resistant to common maple pests and diseases and can tolerate high PH without yellowing.
40’ - 45'
20' - 30'
USDA Hardiness Zone:
5 - 9
Full Sun, Part Sun
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance. Water regularly. Potential issues include stem canker, leaf spots, and root rots. Potential insect pests include aphids, scale, borers, and leafhoppers. Verticillium Wilt can be fatal. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring
LANDSCAPE USES:Group Plantings or Specimen Tree, Naturalized Areas, Woodland Gardens, Privacy Screen, Street Tree, and Shade Tree
COMPANION PLANTS:Mohawk Viburnum,Wax Myrtle,'Black and Blue' Sage
IMAGES: James St. John, Acer rubrum (red maple tree in fall colors) (Newark campus of Ohio State University, Newark, Ohio, USA) (20 October 2015) 5 (21725731643), CC BY 2.0 (2) Homer Edward Price, Red Maple (2880932994), CC BY 2.0, (3) F. D. Richards, Redpointe Maple
*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.