Crimson King Maple

Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'

  • Wide, round to oval growth habit
  • Burgundy-yellow flowers appear in clusters before the foliage
  • Burgundy to purple leaf colour lasts throughout the summer
  • It has no significant fall colour
  • Excellent as a specimen with its dark foliage
  • Bloom Time: Spring

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Burgundy

HEIGHT:
9-12 m

SPREAD:
8-11 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Crimson King maple grows best in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH and is highly tolerant of urban pollution.

Additional Notes about Crimson King Maple:


'Crimson King' is more compact and tends to grow more slowly than other cultivars of Norway maple.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Slow
ATTRIBUTES:
Deciduous
FLOWERING TIME:
Early Spring
HABIT:
Rounded
Oval
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Purple
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen