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Acer platanoides 'Royal Red'

More About 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

Interesting Notes:

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

Zone:

4

Height:

11-13 m

Spread:

9-12 m

Colour:

Magenta
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Royal Red Maple 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.


Acer platanoides 'Royal Red' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded
Oval

Foliage Color

Purple

Landscape uses

Specimen

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