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Flame Maple

Acer ginnala 'Flame'

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
Small tree with brilliant fall color. Seed-grown cultivar, which means there will be some variability between individual trees.

Growing Conditions:
Very hardy, adaptable to wide range of soils and pH ranges, but prefers moist, well-drained soil and full sun or light shade. Relatively trouble free.

Uses:
Street tree, can have brilliant fall color.

Height:
20' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Rounded

Flowers:
Fragrant, yellowish-white flowers borne in small panicles in Spring. One of the few maples with fragrant flowers.

Leaves:
Medium dark green foliage turning to brilliant orange-red to deep red in Autumn, can be yellow as well. Early to leaf out in Spring. Very distinct leaf shape for maple.

Bark:
Gray-brown,smooth in youth, becoming platy with age.

Native to parts of China and Japan.