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Amur Maple

Botanical Name
Acer ginnala
Hardiness
Zones 2 to 8
Height
15 to 18 feet
Width
15 to 28 feet
Flowers
April thru May: yellow-white, fragrant
Fruit
Samaras, wings nearly parallel, red in June & July, persist
Fall Color
Red, yellow
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Moist (best), tolerates wide range of soils
Planting & Care
  • Drought tolerant
  • Can be pruned heavily
  • Moderate tolerance to aerial salt spray
Problems
Verticillium wilt, INVASIVE in some parts of the country
Varieties
  • Compactum - compact, 5'
  • Embers, Emerald Elf, Flame, Red Fruit - excellent fall color and fruit effect

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