SelecTree: Tree Detail
Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala
Photo Locations: Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR, National Arboretum - Washington, DC, Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA.
Utility friendly tree.
Very hardy. Excellent at high elevations. 'Flame' has spectacular red Fall color.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Manchuria, Northern China and Japan.
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.
Additional Common Names
AMUR MAPLE, TATAR MAPLE
Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 20 - 25 feet.
Width: 20 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 40 to 150 years.
Leaves Lobed and Palmate, Green, Red or Orange, Deciduous.
Fragrant Yellow. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has separate male and female reproductive parts on the same tree (monoecious).
Brown Samara, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Spring or Summer.
Bark Dark Gray or Light Gray, Furrowed or Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 9 and 14 - 16.
USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Aphids, Armillaria, Anthracnose, Root Rot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
None Known Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala Tree Record." 1995-2021. Jan 21, 2021.
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