Genus Acer Species rubrum Cultivar 'Franksred'/ Red Sunset® Common Name Red Sunset® Red Maple Zone 3 to 9 Habit Large, rounded tree. Moderate growth rate. Height 45 to 50 Feet Spread 35 to 40 Feet Foliage 3-5 lobed, gray green underneath. New growth is often red. Deciduous., toothed. Medium green top Flower March-April., reddish-purple, Small Fruit Winged fruit. Culture Full sun to partial shade. Categories: Native Shade Tree Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Description The best red maple for fall color. Extremely cold hardy.