Royal Red Maple

Acer platanoides 'Royal Red'

 

Height: 35-40'

Width: 25'

Shape: Broad oval

Exposure: Full sun

Foliage: Burgundy

Fall Foliage: Not significant

Fruit: Samara

Zone: 4-7

 

This Norway Maple variety is valued for its straight trunk and consistent, glossy maroon foliage color through the spring and summer. It is similar to 'Crimson King', but has slightly better color and somewhat slower growth rate.