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Acer ginnala Flame

Flame Maple

An oval to rounded, extremely hardy, small tree or shrub with green foliage. Well known for its fall colour of brilliant orange-red to deep red. The fragrant, yellowish-white flowers are followed by winged red seeds

  • »  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

2gal
$31.50
7gal
$138.00
  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:2
  • Height:5-7 m
  • Spread:5-7 m
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Growth Rate
Medium
Attributes
Deciduous
Fall Color
Low Maintenance
Seed
Flowering Time
Early Spring
Habit
Compact
Rounded
Foliage Color
Green (dark)
Landscape uses
Hedge
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Acer ginnala 'Flame'

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. Has been proven to be invasive.