Amur Maple, acer ginnala 'Flame'

Amur Maple, acer ginnala 'Flame'
Item# DA-amurmaple
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Product Description

Inventory as of Jan 10, 2016: 3000 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 91%; Where Harvested (location) - Missouri

The Amur Maple is a multistemmed, fine to medium textured, rounded to irregular shaped small tree or large shrub. It can readily be trained into a small tree with either a single or multiple trunk. It can also be sheared into a hedge. The fragrant clusters of small, pale yellow flowers in spring are not particularly noticeable. The double samara fruit turns from green to brown in mid summer. The samaras of some individual plants develop a bright red coloration prior to turning brown. The dark green leaves are three lobed with a long, pointed central lobe. Leaves develop a vivid fall color ranging from yellow to deep red. It grows to a height of 15 to 18 feet with a width of also 15 to 18 feet. It's cold hardy to zone 3. The Amur Maple likes a well drained soil. Will tolerate shade but develops a better fall color if grown in full sun. Tolerates poor soil fertility. Reasonably drought tolerant.

Recommended Planting Instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 48 hours, change water each day. Stratification: Cold stratify for 120 days, warm stratify for 60 days. Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp soil, keep moist, mulch seed bed. OTHER: Can be sown outdoors in fall for spring germination.