SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA and Red Butte Garden - Salt Lake City, UT
Utility friendly tree.
Very hardy. Tolerant of adverse conditions. Great small tree for adding fall color to landscapes.
Native to Southeastern Europe and Western Asia.
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.
Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Oval or Rounded Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 20 - 25 feet.
Width: 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Ovate, Medium Green, Bronze, Red, Gold or Multicolored, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Green, White or Yellow. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Red Winged Seed, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Bark Dark Brown or Light Green, Smooth or Striated.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 6 and 14 - 16.
USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Aphids, Armillaria, Root Rot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer tataricum Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 20, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-tataricum >