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Acer rubrum 'Armstrong Gold™' (JFS-KW78)

#PP25301
Photo courtesy of J.Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

Photo courtesy of J.Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

More About Acer rubrum Armstrong Gold™ ('JFS-KW78') (PP25301)

  • Narrow crown with dense, ascending branches
  • Medium green leaves in the summer turn to golden-orange in the fall
  • The narrow, growth habit makes it ideal for a street tree

Interesting Notes:

 

Zone:

4

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Armstrong Gold™ Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Armstrong Gold maple grows best in full sun and requires an acidic soil that is medium to wet, with good drainage. It has greater foliage density, and a more compact, less leggy growth habit in comparison to the parent 'Armstrong' maple.


Acer rubrum Armstrong Gold™ ('JFS-KW78') (PP25301) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Tree form
Upright
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen
Roadside planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer rubrum 'Armstrong Gold™' (JFS-KW78)

Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'

Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'

Red Rocket Maple

Acer rubrum 'Karpick'

Acer rubrum 'Karpick'

Karpick Maple