Royal Red Maple

Acer platanoides 'Royal Red'

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

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Magenta

HEIGHT:
11-13 m

SPREAD:
9-12 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Royal Red 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 Royal Red Maple:


Royal Red maple is more compact, tending to grow slower than most other cultivars, and growing slightly narrower than the Crimson King maple.

Characteristics & Attributes


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