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Maple 'Crimson King' / Acer Platanoides 'Crimson King' 4-5ft Tall, Stunning Colours


Maple 'Crimson King' / Acer Platanoides 'Crimson King'

4-5ft tall


These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year. 


A handsome species, spreading to make a satisfying rounded crown and sufficiently robust to be grown in exposed positions, even as a windbreak.

Growing Details

Common Name: Crimson King
Genus: Acer
Species: platanoides
Cultivar: 'Crimson King'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Boggy


The foliage of 'Crimson King' (originally a seedling of A. platanoides 'Schwedleri') is quite dramatic, dark reddish brown when young, becoming crimson purple for the rest of the year. The conspicuous flowers are deep yellow, tinged with red, gathered in large clusters which decorate the tree before the leaves appear.



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