Norway maple 'CrimsonSentry'

Acer platanoides 'CrimsonSentry' | Also known as: Plane-leaved maple 'CrimsonSentry' | Rating: 1 votes | Print / Pdf

Acer platanoides or Norway maple is a large tree growing to around 30m in height. It has a large crown that grows in a round shape. It has grooved brown bark and bright green leaves with five lobes that have a few 'teeth' on each lobe. In autumn the leaves turn yellow, sometimes they also turn orange or red. The wood from this tree is hard and is used in the production of furniture. It's also used as a bonsai tree in Europe. It's considered an invasive species in North America. This tree is generally free from disease.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 10 - 15
Spread [m]
  • 5
Dominant flower colour
  • Green
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early spring
  • Mid spring
Foliage in spring
  • Pink or purple
Foliage in summer
  • Pink or purple
Foliage in Autumn
  • Red shades
Propagation methods
  • grafting
  • seed
  • budding
Growth habit
  • Narrowly columnar
  • Upright
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z3-7
Heat zone
  • H7-1
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -40 - -12
Heat days
  • 0 - 90
Moisture
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • Clay
  • chalky
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Trees & shrubs
  • Shrubs
Grown for
  • Ornamental Foliage
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
  • For Beginners
  • Show-offs
Garden type
  • Woodland
  • Park
  • City
Garden spaces
  • Specimen
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • 30 years or longer
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Acer platanoides

Norway maple

PLANTS Acer platanoides

Acer platanoides or Norway maple is a large tree growing to around 30m in height. It has a large crown that grows in a round shape. It has grooved brown bark and bright green leaves with five lobes that have a few 'teeth' on each lobe. In autumn the leaves turn yellow, sometimes they also turn orange or red. The wood from this tree is hard and is used in the production of furniture. It's also used as a bonsai tree in Europe. It's considered an invasive species in North America. This tree is generally free from disease.