Crimson King Maple

Acer platanoides ‘crimson king’
The Crimson King maple is a dense shade tree with wonderful purple foliage. The leaves hold their color well, without fading, from spring through fall. Fall color is typically a deep maroon to reddish bronze. 

 
Zones: Hardy to Zone 4
Leaf Description: Deep purple leaves
Flower Description: Small red to green flowers
Mature Height: 45 ft
Mature Spread: 35 ft
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Habit: Oval to round
Light Requirements: Best in full sun
Soil Tolerances: Adaptable