Maple is a rising star on the shade tree horizon. It’s the right tree, for the right place, at the right time. Tailored for today’s streetscapes and landscapes, it is a heat resistant, vigorous growing, colorful choice for sustainable landscapes. Determined to be the top performer among seedlings selected in the J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. Acer rubrum breeding program, Redpointe®
Maple is proving to be an outstanding performer in nurseries and landscapes across North America. Nurseries are finding it to be a pest and disease resistant tree that is easily maintained. Well-behaved, balanced growth eliminates the need for a lot of pruning and shaping to develop a symmetrical canopy.
A Redpointe® Maple leaf and the leaf of a typical red maple demonstrate its superior resistance 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.
Growth Rate: With a moderate to rapid growth rate it increase 2-3 feet per year.
Mature Size: The Redponte Maple can grow up to a height of 40-45 feet.
Soil Preference: It prefers moist, well-drained soil. It also requires regular watering.