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Acer ginnala 'Flame'

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More About Acer ginnala 'Flame'

  • AKA Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala 'Flame'
  • Naturally a large shrub, it can be trained into a tree form
  • Fragrant, yellowish flowers appear just before the leaves
  • Seeds emerge red, maturing to brown
  • Glossy, dark green leaves change to fiery-red in the fall
  • Useful as a hedge or single specimen
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Zone:

2

Height:

5-7 m

Spread:

5-7 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Flame Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of a wide range of soils and pH, growing best in a moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Amur maple will tolerate heavy pruning. Flame maple exhibits amazing fall colour. It can be grown as a specimen tree or multi-stemmed plant.


Acer ginnala 'Flame' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Seed
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Compact
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer ginnala 'Flame'

Acer ginnala

Acer ginnala

Amur Maple

Acer tataricum

Acer tataricum

Tatarian Maple

Acer buergerianum

Acer buergerianum

Trident Maple, Three Toothed Maple

Acer negundo 'Sensation'

Acer negundo 'Sensation'

Sensation Boxelder Maple