Scientific Name: Acer platanoides 'Crimson Sentry' Form: Columnar, Oval - vertical
Common Name:Crimson Sentry maple Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:SapindaceaeHabit: Fastigiate, Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 4 - 5m
Origin: Europe, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Opposite, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Orbicular, Dentate
Flowers: Corymb, (Floriferous), Green-yellow, Yellow, Apr- May
Fruit: Samara, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Group or mass planting, Shade tree, Specimen plant, Street (boulevard tree)
Key ID Features:Leaves deep purple (crimsons-oranges in fall), cupped like ladle on long (20 cm) petiole, petiole with milky sap. Winter ID: buds dark red to almost black; upward curled branches (fastigiate).