Royal Red Maple Tree - McKay Nursery.
Acer or Maple trees are a firm favourite because of their distinctive leaf shapes and vibrant foliage that change colour through the seasons on many varieties. Colours include purple, red, orange, yellow, pink and green. We offer over 65 varieties of Acer tree, including many varieties of Japanese Maple, Norway Maple, Field Maple and some more unusual choices.
The Royal Red Maple (Crimson King) maple tree is the classic purple-leafed maple tree. It keeps its brilliant crimson color all summer long. It's a slow growing shade tree, but has a dense, broad oval form. This maple tree is extremely hardy. This maple tree does need well-drained soil. One of the more popular Norway maple tree types. Mature size is around 30-40' tall x 35' wide. Hardiness.
The Crimson Sunset Maple tree is a hybrid maple. Its distinguishing red foliage is like the Crimson King maple tree, but its upright and compact form pulls from the Tatarian maple types like Hot Wings. The major reason this maple tree is popular is due to its high heat tolerance so it can grow where few purple-leaf plants and trees can. Mature size is around 35' tall x 25' wide. Hardiness zone.
Incredible Crimson Color! Crimson King Maples are known for their striking purple leaves; its foliage becomes deeper in color when the temperatures drop. You get a colorful show as the seasons change. Crimson Kings burst with maroon and yellow flowers in spring, offering a beautiful contrast with purple leaves. You get a colorful, dense shade tree. Crimson King Maples thrive in growing zones 4.
Acer platanoides Crimson King is a purple leaved cultivar of the Norway Maple, Acer platanoides. Like the species, this tree has discrete yellow flowers that appear in spring and contrast fantastically with the dark purple foliage which gradually turns to maroon over the growing season then on to red in the autumn. Acer platanoides Crimson King is a vigorous tree that tolerates most soil types.
The Crimson King maple is the only maple that keeps its reddish-purple leaves all summer long. As hardy as the rest of the maple family, the Crimson King thrives in zones 4 through 7. It can withstand freezing temperatures, and its resilience makes it an excellent choice for a street or city tree. It does equally well in rich or poor soil, and in sunny or shady areas. In addition to its unique.
Other common names Norway maple 'Crimson King'. Family Sapindaceae. Genus Acer can be deciduous trees or large shrubs with paired, often palmately-lobed leaves and small flowers followed by characteristic winged fruits. Many have fine autumn colour, and some have ornamental stems.