Crimson King Maple
Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'
Height: 12 - 15m (40 - 50 FT.)
Spread: 7 - 10m (23 - 33 FT.)
Large, dense, oval canopy of deep purple foliage. Lemon yellow blooms on branches as the foliage emerges in spring. Can have a deep red fall colour. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. Prune in summer, in full leaf, to avoid excessive bleeding.