Crimson King Maple

Crimson King Maple trees are a great choice if you are looking for a moderate growing shade tree.  This tree maintains nice form as it matures.  Mature trees are dense and provide a great amount of shade.  The dark purple foliage makes it a unique choice for landscapes.  The dark purple foliage maintains its color all of the way through the fall and mixes in a dark orange tint as well.  Once this tree is established it doesn’t require much maintenance other than the occasional fertilizing and pruning.

Crimson King Maple

Crimson King Maple

Acer Platanoides ‘Crimson King’

Plant Details

Flower Color- Yellow

Foliage Color- Dark purple

Zone- 3-7

Height- 35 feet tall

Spread- 25 feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This tree provides unique color with its dark purple foliage.  Not the largest shade tree out there, but it will fit well in most landscapes.  Moderate growing tree.

Other maple tree options.

  • Autumn Blaze® Maple
  • Black Japanese Maple
  • Bloodgood Japanese Maple
  • Burgundy Belle® Maple
  • Cascade Dawn Flowering Maple
  • Coral Bark Japanese Maple
  • Crimson Queen Japanese Maple
  • Crimson Sentry Norway Maple
  • Emerald Elf Amur Maple
  • Emerald Lustre Maple
  • Fernleaf Full-Moon Maple
  • Flamingo Boxelder Maple
  • Kelly’s Gold Boxelder Maple
  • Monroe Vine Maple
  • October Glory® Red Maple
  • Pacific Fire Vine Maple
  • Paperbark Maple
  • Pink Flowering Maple
  • Red Flowering Maple
  • Red Sunset® Red Maple
  • Royal Red Maple
  • Sienna Glen Maple
  • Silver Maple
  • Sugar Green Mountain Maple
  • Summer Red® Red Maple
  • White Flowering Maple
  • Yellow Flowering Maple

Additional information on Crimson King Maple ® trees.