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( Crimson King Norway Maple )
|'Crimson King' is a hardy, deciduous, tree with broad crown and dense foliage, reaching 80 feet in height, by 50 feet in width. It bears red-tinged yellow flowers in early spring with dark red-purple leaves, maturing to dark purple. Tolerant of poor soils and harsh environmental conditions, but should be grown where vigorous surface roots will not be a problem. 'Crimson King' is one of the highly recommended cultivars. This purple leafed cultivar prefers acid soil.
Important Info : Difficult to grow shrubs or lawn beneath, but ground covers such as Bigleaf Periwinkle, Liriope, Mondo Grass or Carpet Bugleweed will work.
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