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Acer platanoides Royal Red


Common Name(s):

  • Norway Maple 'Royal Red'
  • Norway maple
  • Maple
SKU: 2284cbc93e20 Category:


A vigorous, deciduous, upright tree which is broadly conical/pyramidal in habit. The wavy-margined, lobed leaves, emerge bright red in spring, turn dark green in summer and then orange in autumn. The clusters of small yellow flushed-red flowers bloom in spring.

Full Tree Specifications

Mature Size: large

Flowering Period: spring

Time to maturity: 20-50 years

Habit / Shape: columnar / fastigiate spreading

Flower colour: yellow

Weather exposure: happy anywhere

Foliage colour:

  • purple
  • maroon
  • red

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


  • happy anywhere

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 'Royal Red'
  • 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