The Crimson King is a beautiful 5 lobed shiny purple-leaved tree that can grow to 15 metres tall when mature. It has smooth dark-grey bark and forms a broad conical crown.

With the exception of peaty soil, the Crimson King tree can be planted all soil substrates. They can successfully be planted as avenue and street trees in industrial locations.

Yellow flowers appear in April before leave shoot. Fruit is brown winged nutlets. Leaf autumn colour is orange.

We provide full planting services for Norway Maple Crimson King Trees which includes supply, delivery and installation. Contact us today for a quotation.

Soils

Crimson King is undemanding and tolerates most soil types. It is extremely tolerant of dry conditions.

Location

Crimson King likes full sun but will tolerate partial shade.

Annual Growth Rate

40-60cm per annum

pH TOLERANCE

Undemanding but avoid strong acidic pH soils.

Root Structure

Crimson King has a shallow, cordate root system with many fibrous roots.

Potential

Crimson King is very adaptable.

Annual Pruning

Only prune dead or damaged branches during winter, otherwise leave alone.

Characteristics

Crimson King forms a pyramid shaped crown, and can be planted in most locations. It is wind and heat tolerant.

Availability

Season

Spring - Summer

Mature Tree

Sizing

60-65cm girth 6.5m tall

70-75cm girth 7m tall

80-85cm girth 8m tall

90-100cm girth 10m tall

100+cm girth

60-65cm girth 6.5m tall

70-75cm girth 7m tall

80-85cm girth 8m tall

90-100cm girth 10m tall

100+cm girth

Semi-Mature Tree

Sizing

18-20cm girth 4m tall

25-30cm girth 4.5m tall

35-40cm girth 5m tall

45-50cm girth 5m tall

55-60cm girth 5.5m tall

18-20cm girth 4m tall

25-30cm girth 4.5m tall

35-40cm girth 5m tall

45-50cm girth 5m tall

55-60cm girth 5.5m tall

Young Tree

Sizing

10-12cm girth 2m tall

14-16cm girth 2.2m tall

16-18cm girth 2.5m tall

10-12cm girth 2m tall

14-16cm girth 2.2m tall

16-18cm girth 2.5m tall

Prices are to give a general indication of cost for premium mature trees and Hedges. Additional costs for delivery, installation & maintenance should be considered. For a bespoke project cost please contact our dedicated sales team for expert advice & a fixed quotation.

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