Whitehorse City Council

Acer platanoides – Crimson Sentry

Acer platanoides The Purple Norway Maple is an attractive purple-foliaged small tree with dense, upright branching. Bark is grey-brown and shallowly grooved. Generally a pest and disease free tree that requires little maintenance once established in the landscape.  Maintains its rich purple foliage well through the season and is proving to be a tough tree for difficult sites.

Evergreen/deciduous: deciduous
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: low
Height: 7m x 4m
Growth rate: slow to moderate
Canopy density: high
Origin: Europe and Asia
Drought tolerances: low
Water-logging tolerances: medium
Wind tolerances: medium
Frost tolerances: medium
Pollution tolerances: low