Amur Maple (Acer ginnala)

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous
  • Alternate Common Name: None
  • Average Height: Amur maple is a small tree to shrub. It can grow up to 20 ft..
  • Average Width: Canopy can extend to 10-15 ft.
  • Leaf Description: Amur maple has small leaves, which can be light green, red to orange in the fall. There are three lobes on the leaves.
  • Bark Description: Amur maple has smooth bark when young, rougher as it matures.
  • Twig Description: Small twigs on new foliage, red tint to petioles, opposite.
  • Flowering: Amur maple flowers in spring, with small red, stringy flowers.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed
  • Comments: Can sprout from seeds, could be considered invasive. Significant pruning of amur maple trees is important to retain shape and remove dead shaded wood.

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