Acer palmatum 'Crimson Prince'
Crimson Prince Japanese Maple

An upright dense Japanese maple with spreading habit and finely textured leaves. This is an improvement over the popular Bloodgood Japanese maple. Bright red leaves in Spring transition to deep crimson in Summer and are more tolerant to heat scorch than the Bloodgood. Prefers sun to part shade in well-drained soil. 12' tall x 8' wide in 10 years. USDA zone 5.