Regular maple trees can only give you brilliant color in fall, while the Crimson King shows off its beautiful purple leaves all summer long. Crimson King Maples are known for their striking, rich purple foliage in colder climates being one of the few trees to give you excellent color in the northern states. It doesn’t matter what soil you plant your trees in… your Crimson King Maples will give you beautiful color anywhere. These trees will give you long lasting color. They keep their purple foliage from spring until fall! Matures to a height of 40-50 ft., the perfect height for a shade tree. Your Crimson King Maple will give you dense shade, blocking the hot sun from your home and yard. Easy to plant. Your trees will adapt to a variety of soil types and growing conditions.