Crimson Sentry Maple - Acer platanoides 'Crimson Sentry'

A very upright dense branching habit with bright red foliage in spring turning a purple-red color all summer and fall. Its moderate growth rate makes it ideal for narrow streets and smaller yards. A bud sport selection of Crimson King. Adds color to the landscape.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Purple
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
30-40'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Narrow
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
Average: 4.4 (19 votes)

Water regularly as needed. Drought tolerant once established. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary but try to promote a central leader and strong branching structure when young. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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