Maple, Crimson King


Description: The crimson king maple has unusual beauty and an ease of growing. This particular maple tree stands out among maples because of the rich maroon- or purple-colored leaves it dons throughout the summer.

Common Name: Crimson King Maple

Scientific Name: Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'

Type: Deciduous, Tree

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 30-40' height, 20-30' spread

Foliage Color: Burgundy/Purple

Landscape Use: Screens, Outdoor Living Areas, Property Value, Woodland Border, Shade Tree

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 2 - 7

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Other Maples




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