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Acer Platanoides Crimson King (Norway Maple)

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Vigorous medium sized specimen

The Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' (Maple) is a handsome, round-headed, fast growing tree. It has lime flowers tinged red in April followed by large intense purple leaves turning bright crimson in autumn. It is clay soil and shade tolerant. This tree has also won an RHS AGM award.

Plant details

Item Number: 516627

  • Colour: Red, Purple
  • Features:
  • Size: 12L container

In depth plant information

Property Value
Plant type Ornamental tree
Flower colour
Season of interest Spring
Evergreen No
Plant height 800 cm - 1200 cm
Plant width 600 cm - 800 cm
Fragrant flowers No
Attracts bees Yes
Attracts butterflies Yes
Plant height in 5 years 140 cm
Hardiness zone (?) H6

Will perform best in these conditions

Property Value
Soil type Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Light exposure Full sun, Part shade
Soil drainage Well drained, Medium
Planting site Wildlife garden, Cottage garden, Informal garden, Banks and slopes

Delivered direct from Frank Matthews who deliver once a week. Orders placed by 12pm Monday will be delivered the same week, usually on a Wednesday or Thursday.  

Delivery costs £4.95, or is free on orders over £59.