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Acer ginnala/Amur Maple

Acer ginnala / Acer ginnala
Mature tree
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Mature tree

Summer foliage

Hanging winged seeds (samaras)

Close-up of foliage

Gray branch with summer foliage

Foliage and samaras (seeds) in early spring


Samaras (seeds) and foliage

Samaras (seeds) hanging from a branch

Foliage and white flowers

White flowers in Washington, DC

Flowers in late April or early May in Washington, DC

Close view of foliage

Mature tree in mid-Atlantic area

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Scientific Name: Acer ginnala
Common Name: Amur Maple
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
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Comments: Very drought tolerant species. As noted in the images provided it makes a handsome moderate size shade tree that is excellent for small properties.