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Acer ginnala

Common Name(s):
Amur maple
Cultivar(s):
Flame
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Leaves out in early spring; easy to transplant; relatively pest-free; casts dense shade

Play Value: Wildlife Enhancement

Seed: Samara

 

Height:
15-20 ft.
Flower:
Panicle of fragrant white flowers in spring; red winged seeds
Zones:
3-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; range of soil types; tolerates wind, dry soil and drought
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded crown; often multistemmed
Width:
15-28 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
1.5 to 3 in. opposite, simple leaves with 3 lobes; bright green colors holds up in full sun; scarlet fall color
Tags:
“playground “, “play “, deciduous, yellow, white flowers, red, “children’s garden “, fall colors

NCCES plant id: 1878

Acer ginnala Acer ginnala fall leaves
Daryl Mitchell, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Acer ginnala Acer ginnala fall leaves
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Acer ginnala Acer ginnala samaras
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Acer ginnala Acer ginnala tree
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0