Crimson King Norway Maple
Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'
East of Vietnam War Memorial along Sid Snyder Avenue
- Beautiful, dark crimson red foliage in spring, summer and fall.
- Deciduous, with a typical height of 65 to 100 feet and a trunk diameter of 5 feet.
- Susceptible to verticillium wilt, which is usually fatal.
- Landscape uses include specimen, shade tree and street tree in areas with a large amount of space for its roots.
History and significance:
The Crimson King variety of the Norway maple was introduced in the United States in 1947. It originated as a garden cultivar.