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Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' (Norway Maple)

Plane-Leaved Maple

The average plant height is 120 cm
The average plant height is 130 cm

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Suited to regions:All regions
Plant type:Trees
Height:10.00 m
Spread:7.00 m
Flowering time:Summer
Garden uses:Avenues, Parks, Ponds, Specimen
Garden styles:Alpine, Architectural, Backyard, Frontyard, Japanese, Modern
Easy to grow?Yes
Maintenance requirementsLow
Growth rateMedium

Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' (Norway Maple) Details

“Crimson King” is a variety of Japanese Maple that features colourful foliage and a tidy form. The foliage emerges purple-red in spring, remains this colour through summer, then turn lovely shades of red and yellow in autumn before falling. Clusters of small, orange-yellow flowers are borne on drooping stems in summer and add extra interest to the tree. It grows with an upright and spreading habit to eventually reach 10 m tall and 7 m wide, performing best when planted in full sun on a well-drained site. It is tolerant of frost, cool climates, periods of dry, and will grow on a range of soil types, barring the extremes of wet and dry. “Crimson King” is makes for a fantastic specimen and is perfect for using in avenue plantings, adding to a mixed planting in a large garden, or planting to provide shade. This tree will not disappoint wherever it is used.

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