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  • Norway maple
  • Eventual height: 25m
  • Eventual spread: 15m

Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'

Norway maple

5 year guarantee RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators
10 lt pot (1.5-1.8m) £79.99
10 lt pot (1.5-1.8m) £79.99
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This tree is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained
  • Rate of growth: vigorous
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Offering deep crimson leaves turning red, brown and orange in autumn and small clusters of red-tinged, yellow spring flowers, this handsome, large, round- headed tree makes a fabulous ornamental feature for a bigger garden. Fast-growing and pollution-tolerant, this Norway maple will thrive on almost any soil, including clay, and it's invaluable for screening unsightly buildings.

  • Garden care: Add a top-dressing of a multi-purpose fertiliser around the base of the plant in late spring. No routine pruning is required, just remove any dead, damaged or crossing branches in late autumn or winter when they are fully dormant.
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