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Tatarian Maple vs Red Sunset Maple

Acer tataricum

Acer rubrum Sunset

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Tatarian Maple
Red Sunset Maple

Tatarian Maple is a small, multi-stemmed tree that features attractive red foliage in fall.

In addition to its outstanding autumn color, it is also one of the first trees to leaf out in the spring.

Tatarian Maple makes a good specimen tree for for small yards. Closely related to Amur Maple, it is slightly larger in stature.

Red Sunset Maple is named for its stunning orange and red leaves in the fall. It is a fast growing cultivar of the Red Maple that is native to Eastern North America. The winter stems and spring flowers are also tinged with red color, making this tree attractive year round.

The Red Sunset Maple is salt sensitive and prefers moist soil with slightly acidic conditions.

TATARIAN MAPLE QUICK FACTS

RED SUNSET MAPLE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 4a
Height: 5 m (18 ft)
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 11 m (35 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Hybrid: yes
Fall colour: scarlet red
Fall colour: red/orange
Flowers: small red clusters
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none

In row spacing: 2.4 m (8 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: tatar maple