Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala ‘ Flame’
Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala ‘ Flame’ Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala ‘ Flame’
Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala ‘ Flame’

Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala ‘ Flame’ Flame Amur Maple

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Description

Small specimen, patio tree, screen, grouping, massing, corners or blank walls of large buildings. One of the hardiest maples, which seems to do better in shade than many other maples. Tends toward multi-stemmed character and this would limit street tree use.

Form:
Rounded, Deciduous, Ornamental
Size:
Small; up to 20’
Rate:
Slow, sometimes fast in youth
Zone:
3-8; does not perform as well in Zones 7 & 8 as it does further north
Leaves:
Opposite, simple, 1 ½” to 3” long, 3-lobed
Bark:
Not showy
Fruit:
Samaras, not showy
Flowers:
Yellowish white, fragrant as the leaves unfurl in early spring
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