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Acer tatarica ssp. ginnala

Amur maple

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to April
  • Height2m to 8m
  • Spread8m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitBushy oval
  • Flower ColourVarious
  • Leaf ColourBright green, turning yellow, orange and deep red

Description

Acer tatarica ssp. ginnala (Amur maple). This maple has bright green 3-lobed leaves turning yellow, orange and deep red in autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub or Small tree

Other common names

Acer ginnala

Origin

China, Japan

Interest and use

Foliage interest

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist, Dry or Moist

Cultivation

Drought tolerant.

Propagation

Species are propagated by seed, or by grafting or simple layering in late winter or early spring, or by budding in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf eating caterpillars or aphids sometimes infest plants. Also prone to scale insects, tar spot, Verticillium wilt, leaf scorch and honey fungus.

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