Crimson King

Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’

Crimson King maple leaf Crimson King MapleCrimson King flower

Height: 35′
Width: 35′

Shape: Oval
Foliage: Rich Purple

Fall Foliage: Insignificant
Exposure: Full Sun

Zone: 4-7

The dense foliage of this slow growing shade tree remains an excellent maroon-red all season long. Spring flowers of attractive maroon and yellow are a bonus. This cultivar, known for its straight trunk and well-shaped head, originated as a seedling of ‘Schwedleri’.

Photos courtesy of Bailey Nurseries and Oregon State Univ.