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Acer rubrum 'Armstrong'

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Acer rubrum 'Armstrong'

  • Fast-growing narrow crown, with branches growing almost vertical
  • Green leaves in the summer resemble those of its red maple parent
  • Fall foliage colour is yellow to orange
  • A good tree for providing a vertical accent

Zone:

3

Height:

14-16 m

Spread:

5-7 m

Colour:

Red
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Armstrong Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

The narrow spread of Armstrong maple makes it suitable for landscapes with limited horizontal space, i.e a planting site close to a building, or narrow planting strips.


Acer rubrum 'Armstrong' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Columnar
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green
Orange

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer rubrum 'Armstrong'

Acer rubrum 'Bowhall'

Acer rubrum 'Bowhall'

Bowhall Maple

Acer rubrum 'Karpick'

Acer rubrum 'Karpick'

Karpick Maple