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About Crimson Maple Tree

Some of the most commonly requested species of maple trees are the types that have deep crimson fall colors. A crimson maple tree can work perfectly as an ornamental tree, or can be planted en masse. Few trees look as spectacular during the autumn as a bright crimson maple tree. There are several types of crimson maple trees, and each has their own specific growing conditions and unique characteristics.

The most popular crimson maple tree is also one of the most sought after trees in the United States. The autumn blaze maple tree is a unique combination of the red maple tree and the silver maple tree. This crimson maple tree takes the best traits of its parents and uses them to its advantage. Much more flood and drought resistant than the red maple tree, this crimson maple tree is also less susceptible to wind and ice damage than the silver maple tree. The leaves turn a bright red during the fall months and stay on the tree longer than most other maple trees retain their leaves.

Another popular crimson maple tree is the Japanese red maple tree. This crimson maple tree is one of the most popular ornamental trees in the world. Its bright red clusters of flowers and red foliage in the spring give way to crimson fruit and lush green foliage in the summer. Once autumn arrives, the leaves begin turning from green back to one of the most spectacular crimson reds that the natural world has to offer.

A third common crimson red maple tree is the trident maple tree. Named for its three lobed leaves, this crimson maple tree will grow to twenty to thirty feet high and has dark green foliage in the summer. During fall, these leaves change to a striking combination of dark orange and crimson. No garden or landscape is complete without the beautiful look of a crimson maple tree.

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