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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

7gal Clump
15gal Treeform
Substitutions Are Available
  • Category:Shrubs
  • Hardiness Zone:2
  • Height:5-7 m
  • Spread:5-7 m
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Growth Rate
Fall Color
Low Maintenance
Flowering Time
Early Spring
Foliage Color
Green (dark)
Landscape uses
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.

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