Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’

Botanical Name: Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’

Phonetic: Aye-ser plat-an-OY-Deez

Common Name(s): Crimson King Norway Maple

Family: Sapindaceae/Aceraceae (formerly)
Origin: Northern and southern Europe
Plant Type: Tree
Persistence: Deciduous

Leaf Type: Simple, palmately
Leaf Color: Deep purple foliage
Fall color: Bright yellow
Texture: Medium
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Color(s): Small yellow flowers

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 3-7
Climate Zone(s): 1-7, 14-17
Growth Rate: Fast                                        
Height: 15-25 Feet
Spread: 20-45 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Soil: Deep soils, average, medium moisture, well-drained
Pest/Diseases: Verticillium wilt, frost cracks on bark

Features: Low maintenance, tolerates air pollution, drought tolerant, dense symmetrical rounded crown
Uses: Shade tree, park tree, greenbelts

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