Acer rubrum 'Frank Jr'

Redpointe Red Maple

Categories: Shade Trees

 Brilliant fall color appears early and is reliably bright red. A straight, dominant central leader assures uniformity. Strong branch attachments with ideal angles mean that less labor is needed to develop a pyramidal street tree shape.

More About Acer rubrum 'Frank Jr'

  • A straight and dominant central leader results in strong branch angles that make it easier to grow.
  • seedlings selected in the J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. Acer rubrum breeding program

A Redpointe® Maple leaf and the leaf of a typical red maple demonstrate it superior resisteance to leaf chlorosis. This condition is a frequent scourge of red maples when grown in high pH soils, causing foliage to yellow and often burn in summer heat.

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35-45 ft


15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


Acer rubrum 'Frank Jr' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Native to Northeast
  • Specimen


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist

Fall Color

  • Bright Red


  • Upright
  • Spreading
  • Vase-like