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Crimson Sunset Maple planted in a landscape, uniform pyramidal branching covered in dark red leaves
Close up of Crimson Sunset leaf with fall color, in fall the dark red leaves turn to shades of purple and bright red
Crimson Sunset Maple planted in a landscape, uniform pyramidal branching  covered in dark red leaves
Close up of Crimson Sunset Maple leaf, dark red lightly lobed leaf with hints of green
Crimson Sunset Maple planted in a landscape, uniform pyramidal branching covered in dark red leaves
Close up of Crimson Sunset leaf with fall color, in fall the dark red leaves turn to shades of purple and bright red
Crimson Sunset Maple planted in a landscape, uniform pyramidal branching  covered in dark red leaves
Close up of Crimson Sunset Maple leaf, dark red lightly lobed leaf with hints of green

DRAMATICALLY DARK PURPLE FOLIAGE ALL SEASON LONG

FEATURES:

  • Rich, deep purple foliage emerges in spring and lasts through summer
  • Come fall, the foliage turns a vibrant bright red color
  • Tolerant to deer, heat, and disease
  • Adaptable to most soils and low maintenance
  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships on our trucks because of the size of the tree - does not fit in a box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 5-8
  • Mature Height: 30-35' tall
  • Mature Width: 20-25' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Spacing: 20' apart

Crimson Sunset Maple

Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

Acer truncatum x plantanoides 'Crimson Sunset' PP21,838

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DRAMATICALLY DARK PURPLE FOLIAGE ALL SEASON LONG

FEATURES:

  • Rich, deep purple foliage emerges in spring and lasts through summer
  • Come fall, the foliage turns a vibrant bright red color
  • Tolerant to deer, heat, and disease
  • Adaptable to most soils and low maintenance
  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships on our trucks because of the size of the tree - does not fit in a box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 5-8
  • Mature Height: 30-35' tall
  • Mature Width: 20-25' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Spacing: 20' apart

Why plant Crimson Sunset Maple?

Divine in purple and always the star of the show - that's the Crimson Sunset Maple! This tree will adorn your landscape with deep purple foliage, lasting all summer before turning a lovely maroon to bright red in fall. Unlike other plants offering similar foliage color, the Crimson Sunset offers higher heat tolerance, thriving where others wouldn't. This tree grows to heights of 30-35’ tall and reaches widths of 20-25’ wide while still maintaining its wonderful oval shape.

How to use Crimson Sunset Maple in the landscape?

This vivid maple will leave people in awe with its deep purple foliage lasting all summer long. This tree's heat tolerance, unlike other plants with purple foliage, is second to none. Other plants' foliage would no sooner shrivel in the baking sun but the Crimson Sunset Maple drinks it in and thrives better for it. These trees also offer stunning fall foliage really adding to the zest this tree brings to any landscape. Plant this guy front and center as a specimen tree for the whole neighborhood to see, or as a focal point in a variety of garden styles. Ask a Plant Whisperer today where you could utilize this tree!

Planting Zones

Hardiness Zone: 5-8

How To Plant Crimson Sunset Maple

The Crimson Sunset Maple surprisingly loves full sun, even with its purple foliage, thriving where others would falter. This tree enjoys well draining soil and is adaptable to most types. The Crimson Sunset does offer heat and drought tolerance, however, water accordingly when first planted to ensure good root structure and promote the best growth possible.

How To Water

When watering your Crimson Sunset Maple, it's best to keep the soil moist when first planted. Achieve this by watering deeply twice a week until established. Thereafter, watch your local weather during those hotter dry spells and water accordingly. Here at Bower and Branch, we want you to enjoy your trees for as long as you can with minimal work involved. This can be done with the help of our Elements Watering System. Fill it, set it, and enjoy!

How To Fertilize

The best time to fertilize your Crimson Sunset Maple is in early spring, as it is breaking dormancy for the year!

How To Prune

The Crimson Sunset Maple is a low maintenance tree requiring little to no pruning. However, the removal of any damaged or broken branches may be done, we advise this process takes place during the tree's dormancy to ensure better growth for the following year.

How Does Shipping Work?

Bower & Branch Trees, the real BIG trees, don’t fit in a box! Our big trees, sizes XL and bigger, require expert delivery and care, that means our extra-large trees are shipped on Bower & Branch trucks. We are the only ones who know how to ship our big and bigger trees and plants with tender loving care.

We deliver your trees and plants directly to you. Ask Bower & Branch about planting services – we'd be happy to assist in installation.

*Big trees and shrubs, Size XL and bigger, will take approximately 2 to 3 weeks to be delivered.

Your trees and plants are grown across the United States at various Bower & Branch Growers. Depending on your location, your plant orders may be shipped from various locations.

Please expect orders with multiple items to be delivered over a number of days as a result. Orders made up of numerous items or selections will not arrive at your home on the same day.

Shipping Delays:

From time to time, Bower & Branch Growers may determine to delay order shipment based on various factors for plant health.

Weather in your region, as well as, where your plants are grown, is always considered when shipping. Extreme weather conditions may delay some or all of your order.

Bower & Branch allows our Growers to make final shipping decisions based solely to benefit your trees and plants’ health and success.

Bower & Branch Plant Whisperers - Online Customer Service

The Bower & Branch customer service team WILL surprise you with experience. The Plant Whisperer Team is available to all of our customers for all reasons: shipping updates, special requests, plant care, design, placement, selection and all your other gardening needs!

Our Service Team is directly connected to the best growers (ours!) across the country and have access to more plant experience and knowledge than any other retailer out there; online or in your neighborhood. Chat with a Plant Whisperer today!

PlantWhisperers@bowerandbranch.com | (866) 873-3888 | Chat below!

How Does Sizing Work?

The size of our trees have nothing to do with the container size like you may find elsewhere–big doesn't mean just height - it’s also vigor, age, and overall health. Other online retailers are going to tell you that a plant is a seven gallon, that means nothing to your tree or plant (or you.)

Our trees for sale online are graded on large, x-large, and even bigger sizes. This is because our trees are sized by their age—the higher the letter, the more mature the tree. The age determines the trees’ overall height, size of the trunk and the overall branch density.

All of these characteristics are what you should be looking for when choosing a tree for immediate impact and instant curb appeal. Our extra-large tree and plant sizes are sure to wow you and your neighbors!

See the size guides below.

How Trees are Shipped
Size 4XL D Trees Size 3XL C Trees Size 2XL B Trees Size XL A Trees Size LARGE AA Trees

Our Guarantees

90 DAY SATISFACTION GUARANTEE:

Bower & Branch guarantees customer satisfaction within all product groups and sizes. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the product or experience, you have 90 days from the original date of purchase to request a replacement of the purchased product(s).

How?

Reach out to a Plant Whisperer:

- Email: plantwhisperers@bowerandbranch.com

- Phone: 866-873-3888

- Or via Online Chat

3-YEAR-TREE GUARANTEE:

Bower & Branch offers a Three-Year Tree Guarantee on all of our trees, sizes X-Large (A) and up. Only the finest and the most experienced growers are awarded the opportunity to grow for Bower & Branch, so we offer the best guarantee available.

If your tree(s) should fail for any reason during the three-year guarantee period, you will receive an online gift card in the amount that you originally spent on the tree.* You can then use this online gift card for any Bower & Branch Purchase.

* Bower & Branch provides online gift cards in the amount of the original purchase price of the tree(s). The amount does not include any additional costs such as delivery, planting, tax, or any other products or services. Online gift cards can be applied towards any Bower & Branch purchase on BowerandBranch.com and have no expiration dates. Bower & Branch does not guarantee tree replacement or availability of any desired product at any time. Cash refunds are not offered. Bower & Branch requires that all original tags and receipts are present when a guarantee request is initiated. The Bower & Branch Three-Year Guarantee only applies to plant material that has been planted in the ground. Container plantings are NOT covered.

At Bower & Branch, we do our best to honor all guarantee fulfillment requests to ensure customer satisfaction. However, we reserve the right to refuse the request if the required guarantee steps were not satisfied. Bower & Branch also reserves the right to deny any guarantee fulfillment request that is made as a result of animal damage, problems with plant hardiness and zone issues, or acts of nature (snow storms, hurricanes, and similar).


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