Botanical Name: Acer Platanoides ‘Crimson King’
Sunlight: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: Hardy to Zone 4a
Growth Rate: Mediium
Foliage Colour: Red
Fall Colour: Orange-red
Suggested Use: Shade Tree, Street Tree
Tolerate: Drought, Air Pollution
A popular choice year after year, this purple-leaf landscape tree holds is foliage color well throughout the season. Use this dense shade tree as a striking color accent or feature in your yard.
Before the leaves appear in the spring, the Crimson King Norway Maple will show off its lemon yellow flowers. The highly ornamental, burgundy leaves will turn a breathtaking deep purple in the fall.
Crimson King Norway Maple is easily grown in average, medium moisture and well-drained soil. It does best in full sun. Tolerant of a wide range of soils, heat and drought as well as many urban pollutants. This tree has a shallow root system.