Urban Sunset® Shantung Maple

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Quick Overview

Urban Sunset® Shantung Maple is family to Pacific Sunset Maple, however, it has set itself apart due to its unique upright oval to pyramidal form. This tree’s canopy will stay notably uniform as it matures. In spring and summer, you’ll see a handsome dark green and glossy leaf that transitions to a remarkably deep wine red in the fall.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Urban Sunset® Shantung Maple is family to Pacific Sunset Maple, however, it has set itself apart due to its unique upright oval to pyramidal form. This tree’s canopy will stay notably uniform as it matures. In spring and summer, you’ll see a handsome dark green and glossy leaf that transitions to a remarkably deep wine red in the fall.

Where to put it:

Urban Sunset® Shantung Maple’s pyramidal form allows it to have flexibility in urban settings. This tree is an excellent parkway tree option, it is a great choice for a shade tree and really anywhere in the open landscape as an accent. This tree should be planted at least 20 Ft away from buildings.  

What it needs:

Urban Sunset® Shantung Maple will thrive in just about any location. It’s tough, adaptable and essentially problem free. Be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the tree’s root system is well established.

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Acer truncatum x platanoides 'JFS-KW187' PP 27545
Hardiness Zone 4
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Medium Tree (25-40 feet)
Mature Height 35'
Mature Spread 20'
Shape Upright Oval
Foliage Color Dark Green
Fall Color Deep Red
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street
Growth Rate Rapid
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable & Tolerant
Standout Feature No