Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'

Japanese Maple


  • Easy to grow
  • Leaves red in spring, dark purplish red in summer and turn crimson red in fall
Height: 8-10 Feet
Spread: 10-12 Feet
Hardiness Zone: 5-8


Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers lightly dappled shade. Leaves may scorch in full sun in hot southern summers. Plant in a location protected from strong winds. Stake trunk for more erect growth or leave alone for full cascading effect.

Stake trunk for more erect growth or leave alone for full cascading effect.



Characteristics & Attributes for Japanese Maple:

Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Spring Bloomer
Spring Bloomer
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Full Shade
Full Shade
Spring
Spring
Average Water
Average Water
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Wet Soil/Wetlands


Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Focal Point
  • Specimen

Foliage Color:

  • Burgundy
  • Red

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring Bloomer