Flame Maple

Acer ginnala 'Flame'

  • AKA Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala 'Flame'
  • Naturally a large shrub, it can be trained into a tree form
  • Fragrant yellowish flowers appear just before the leaves
  • Seeds emerge red, maturing to brown
  • Glossy dark green leaves change to fiery-red in the fall
  • Useful as a hedge or single specimen
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

ZONE:
2

COLOUR:
Yellow

HEIGHT:
5-7 m

SPREAD:
5-7 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Tolerant of a wide range of soils and pH, growing best in a moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Amur maple will tolerate heavy pruning. Flame maple exhibits amazing fall colour. It can be grown as a specimen tree or multi-stemmed plant. Has been proven to be invasive.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Fall Color
Deciduous
Seed
FLOWERING TIME:
Early Spring
HABIT:
Rounded
Compact
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green (dark)
LANDSCAPE USES:
Hedge
Specimen