SelecTree: Tree Detail
FLAME AMUR MAPLE
Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala 'Flame'
Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX and Boething Treeland Farms
Utility friendly tree.
Tree or multi-trunked shrub.
Has fragrant Flower.
Previously listed in the Aceraceae family.
Acer ginnala 'Flame'
Additional Common Names
FLAME AMUR MAPLE, TATARIUM MAPLE
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 15 - 20 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Trilobed, Medium to Dark Green, Red, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Fragrant 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 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 Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Armillaria.
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 'Flame' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Nov 15, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/acer-tataricum-ginnala-flame >
SelecTree Nursery Connection Map
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