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SKU
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Dense Shade Tree with Amazing Fall Color!

The Royal Red Maple, Acer platanoides 'Royal Red', is a Red Norway Maple selection that is similar to 'Crimson King', but with what some consider, slightly better color.  'Royal Red' is also less vigorous and less prone to frost cracks.  

A dense shade tree, it has a straight trunk with a well-shaped canopy, and it has a crown which is originally conical before becoming broadly round. The glossy foliage is an excellent maroon red all season.  

It is heat tolerant and moderately drought resistant once established.  Plant this tree in full sun to partial shade in average well-drained soil.  'Royal Red' Maple is adaptable to various soil conditions and is great as a shade or specimen tree.  It does well in most soil types and tolerates air pollution.

One of the finest of the Red Maples, it has a sturdy straight trunk and is free from disease!  A well shaped, symmetrical tree 'Royal Red' Maple has superb color: bright maroon color all summer and yellowish brown color in the fall!

* Bright maroon red color all season
* Heat tolerant
* Easy to grow

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Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Royal Red Maple Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-7
Growing Zones 4-7
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Acer platanoides 'Royal Red'
Foliage Bright Red
Mature Height 35 - 40 feet
Mature Spread 20 - 25 feet
Soil Type Widely adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Yellow