Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’

Plant Type- Shade Tree

Bloom Time- Spring

Flower Color- Purple and Yellow

Foliage Color- Purple during the summer and bronze in the fall

Growth Habit- Round Canopy

Growth Rate- Medium

Zone- 3-7

Height- 35 feet tall

Spread- 35 feet wide

Light- Full Sun

Details- Prefers moist soil but not soggy. Slower growing maple variety. Generally, has a straight trunk and uniform shape.

Pruning- Late winter is the best time to prune this tree.  Prune as needed to remove dead or damaged branches.

Other Maple tree options.

  • Autumn Blaze® Maple
  • Black Japanese Maple
  • Bloodgood Japanese Maple
  • Burgundy Belle® Maple
  • Cascade Dawn Flowering Maple
  • Coral Bark Japanese Maple
  • Crimson Queen Japanese Maple
  • Crimson Sentry Norway Maple
  • Emerald Elf Amur Maple
  • Fernleaf Full-Moon Maple
  • Flamingo Boxelder Maple
  • Kelly’s Gold Boxelder Maple
  • Monroe Vine Maple
  • October Glory® Red Maple
  • Pacific Fire Vine Maple
  • Paperbark Maple
  • Pink Flowering Maple
  • Red Flowering Maple
  • Red Sunset® Red Maple
  • Royal Red Maple
  • Sienna Glen Maple
  • Silver Maple
  • Sugar Green Mountain Maple
  • Summer Red® Red Maple
  • White Flowering Maple
  • Yellow Flowering Maple