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Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'
Pronunciation: AY-ser plat-uh-NOY-deez
Cultivar: 'Crimson King'
Common Name: Crimson King Norway Maple
- trees, shrubs
Height to: 35'
Width to: 25'
USDA Hardiness Zones:
- -30 to -40ºF ZONE 3
- -20 to -30ºF ZONE 4
- -10 to -20ºF ZONE 5
- 0 to -10ºF ZONE 6
- 10 to 0ºF ZONE 7
Bloom Description: Inconspicuous
- full sun
- part sun
Soil Type: moist, fertile, well drained, acidic
- Attracts Butterflies
Pests and Diseases:
aphids, scale insect, caterpillars, mites cause leaf and stem galls, Verticillium wilt, tar spot and several other fungal leaf spots and root rots.
Propagation: sow seed in situ or in containers outdoors as soon as ripe. Graft in late winter, bud in late summer
Plant details Source: The American Horticultural Society A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
Source: Monrovia - This bold landscape tree creates dense shade with its large deeply lobed leaves. Reddish-purple foliage makes a distinctive statement in the landscape. Reddish-bronze fall color. Deciduous.
Maple trees are tapped in Vermont to yield sweet sap used to create maple syrup
A caterpillar host plant for the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail and the Western Tiger Swallowtail
USDA Heat Zones (days above 86ºF):
- Less then 1 day ZONE 1
- 1 to 7 days ZONE 2
- 7 to 14 days ZONE 3
- 14 to 30 days ZONE 4
- 30 to 45 days ZONE 5
- 45 to 60 days ZONE 6
- 60 to 90 days ZONE 7
Submitted by: Pectiwiccan
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