Crimson King Norway Maple
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - 40-50' in 25-30 years.Mature Height - 40-50'Mature Width - 35-45'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Clusters of maroon-yellow flowers appearing in spring before the leavesFruit - Abundant samaras maturing September-October; 1.5-2" long; glabrousLeaf - Fall Color - Dark red or brownBark - Grayish black with ridges.Other Features - Probably the most vigorous of all persistent red leaved forms. Could be called a horticultural exclamation point in the landscape. Reddish-purple leaves.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Full sun or part shade, well drained, fertile soil. Easy to transplant, can be rooted from softwood cuttings and sown from seed.Native Habitat - Zones 5-8 of continental Europe, introduced to United States about 1756.Diseases and Insects - Verticillium Wilt, some leaf scorch. Intolerant of 2-4-d.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Maple.- Other plants of the family Aceraceae.- Other plants of the genus Acer.- Other plants of the species Acer platanoides.