Crimson King Maple Tree

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Enjoy adding purple color to your home with the Crimson King Maple! This unique Maple Tree is one of a kind. It is a strong maple that really brings a different look to your landscape.

This Maple gets up to 30 to 40 feet tall and grows in most areas. It's not fussy about where its planted and just wants to grow. The Crimson King Maple is a great choice if you don't need anymore green and are looking for something different.

This tree grows in zones 3 to 7. Plant your Crimson King in full to part sun. This hardy maple is adaptable to almost any soil and is extremely low maintenance. You won't need to break your back to enjoy this stunning, shade tree.

During the spring, the Crimson King will push out small maroon-yellow flowers that give way to purple samaras. Enjoy rich crimson-purple leaves all summer long! The fall color of the Crimson King Maple tree is a bronze-yellow.

The Crimson King Maple makes a great Gift Tree! Order one today!

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Sunlight

Full Sun

Sunlight

Part Sun

Soil Type

Adaptable

Mature Height

30-40 Feet

Mature Width

20-30 Feet

Drought Tolerance

Good

Fall Color

Yellow

Grows in Zones

3

Grows in Zones

4

Grows in Zones

5

Grows in Zones

6

Grows in Zones

7

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Grows in Zones

3-7

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Sun

Soil Type

Adaptable

Mature Height

30-40 Feet

Mature Width

20-30 Feet

Drought Tolerance

Good

Fall Color

Yellow

Bloom Color

Yellow

Botanical Name

Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Sunlight

Full Sun

Sunlight

Part Sun

Soil Type

Adaptable

Mature Height

30-40 Feet

Mature Width

20-30 Feet

Drought Tolerance

Good

Fall Color

Yellow

Grows in Zones

3

Grows in Zones

4

Grows in Zones

5

Grows in Zones

6

Grows in Zones

7

When planting your Crimson King Maple tree be sure you have the right location and conditions for your new tree to thrive. Spring and Fall are ideal times to plant. However, if you avoid freezing and hot temperatures you can plant your Maple almost any time of the year.

These trees tolerate full to part sun and prefer soil that is well-drained, slightly acidic, and nutrient rich. However, Maples will adapt to a variety of soils. If you have alkaline soil, you can amend your soil. To acidify your soil, amend with compost, elemental sulfur, or use fertilizers specific for acid loving plants. Mulching with pine straw or pine bark will help over time as they begin to break down, but are not an immediate solution for increasing acidity. Mulching will also aid in keeping the roots cool and moist. Add a layer of 2 to 3 inches of mulch. Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk as this increases the chances of pests and disease. Maples should be watered often enough to keep the soil moist. Maples can tolerate a wet area, but they shouldn't be in standing water. Fertilize in early spring and when planting to give your tree a boost. Choose a slow release fertilizer. When planting take care not to burn the roots by mixing the fertilizer into the soil before placing your tree in the hole. Maple trees don't generally require pruning, but, if needed, prune when they are dormant to remove any dead, dying, or crowded branches, or to maintain shape. Maples are salt intolerant so keep them away from road sides in cooler climates and beach areas as well as any area known for soils with high salinity.

The best way to prevent disease and pests is by providing the appropriate care for your plants. Proper location choice, watering, and fertilization are the keys to your success. Scale and Aphids are insects that can affect Maples. You can treat these pests naturally with horticultural oil, neem oil, or insecticidal soap. For severe infections you can use pesticides like carbaryl, also known as Sevin. Occasionally fungal issues can arise. Generally, treating after infection isn't extremely effective, so if you have problems yearly treat in early spring with fungicides to prevent infection. Neem Oil is an organic method of treating some fungal diseases and pests. It can be effective, but the entire tree must be coated in order for this method to be effective.

Shipping Restriction

AZ

Sunlight

Full Sun

Sunlight

Part Sun

Soil Type

Adaptable

Mature Height

30-40 Feet

Mature Width

20-30 Feet

Drought Tolerance

Good

Fall Color

Yellow

Grows in Zones

3

Grows in Zones

4

Grows in Zones

5

Grows in Zones

6

Grows in Zones

7

Each plant we package and ship will carefully be inspected to make sure that you receive the highest quality plant possible, free from insect infestations and disease. All of our plants are living and healthy at time of shipping.

There are many factors that affect a plant. Weather, soil conditions, watering conditions, animal and pest damage, etc. Since we are shipping live plants, timing is critical. Most orders are processed and shipped within 1 - 3 days from checkout.

On occasion an order can take up to 5 days for processing. We plan each shipment to avoid your plants sitting in a truck over the weekend if possible. This means orders may be held until the following monday to ensure the shortest ship time. This delay will guarantee that your plants arrive the highest quality possible. Plants that specify shipping at different seasons will be shipped when they become available. ex. ships fall

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