Crimson Sentry Maple

Botanical Name: Acer platanoides
Common Name: Crimson Sentry Maple
Family: Aceraceae

Growth Form: Large upright deciduous tree
Growth Rate: Moderate
Height: Approximately 7 metres
Canopy: Approximately 6 metres
Leaf Type: Palmate with the upper 3 largest, each lobe has prominently pointed teeth, shiny above, vein axils with tufts of hairs below
Leaf Colour: Dark green, yellowish orange or scarlet in the autumn
Flower Colour: Yellow/Green
Flowering Time: Spring
Tolerance to Frost: Moderate Frost Tolerance
Tolerance to Drought: LowDrought Tolerance
Bark: Rough, grey/brown with shallow ridges and furrows
Light Requirements: Full sun, part shade