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Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'

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Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries Inc.

Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries Inc.

More About Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' (PP0735)

  • 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

Interesting Notes:

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

Zone:

4

Height:

9-12 m

Spread:

8-11 m

Colour:

Burgundy
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Crimson King Maple 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.


Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' (PP0735) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Oval
Rounded

Foliage Color

Purple

Landscape uses

Specimen

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