Zone: 5

Height: 18′

Spread: 16′

Shape: Upright, rounded, narrow

Foliage: Dark red

Fall Color: Scarlet red

Narrower in form and reputed to be more heat tolerant than Bloodgood, its foliage maintains its rich color through the heat of summer before turning bright scarlet red in autumn. Late to leaf out in spring, it’s a good choice where late frosts may damage tender spring foliage.