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Acer Platanoides


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This superb, heavily-branched, upright tree with rich crimson-red foliage boasts an attractive reddish-bronze autumn foliage and small clusters of red-tinged spring flowers. Narrowly upright in habit, this columnar tree is pollution-tolerant and thrives on almost any soil, including clay. Makes an excellent specimen of feature accent for smaller landscapes.

Full Tree Specifications

Mature Size: medium

Flowering Period: spring

Time to maturity: 15-25 years

Habit / Shape: columnar / fastigiate

Flower colour: yellow

Weather exposure: sheltered

Foliage colour:

  • red
  • purple
  • maroon
  • orange
  • brown

Season of Interest:

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn

Soil Moisture:

  • moist soil
  • moist but well-drained soil
  • well-drained soil
  • dry soil

Soil acidity/alkalinity: happy anywhere

Bark colour: grey-brown bark

Soil Type:

  • chalk
  • clay
  • I don't have a clue
  • loam
  • sand


  • full sun
  • partial shade


  • full sun
  • partial shade
  • sheltered

Tree features:

  • spring leaf colour
  • summer leaf colour
  • autumn leaf colour
  • attractive foliage

Possible pests, diseases, problems:

  • horse chestnut scale
  • aphids
  • verticillium wilt


  • Birthday
  • Christening
  • Retirement
  • wedding

Common Name(s):

  • Maple
  • Norway Maple 'Crimson Sentry'
  • Norway Maple

  • Regular watering is essential from Spring until Autumn
  • Check monthly that tree has not rocked
  • Loosen and re tie tree ties annually
  • Keep weed free, and mulch annually