Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala

Acer ginnala ‘Flame’ Flame Amur Maple InstantHedge 10 linear feet

Flame Amur Maple makes a stunning deciduous hedge with brilliant fall color.

Plant Size Information

$1,349.99

Description

Flame Amur Maple makes a stunning deciduous hedge with brilliant fall color. It is a fast grower that is a perfect
choice for areas with needs for large privacy screens that will still allow light through in the winter. It is a
naturally multi-stemmed small tree that responds well to heavy pruning

 

USDA Hardiness Map

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Plant Form

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Which size is right for you?

Tree Pot: Starts at $6.99 per plant, healthy roots,
lowest starting cost, ~7 year wait

InstantHedge™: Starts at $480 per unit,
3-4’ or 5-6’ height, need 2 people to install, no wait

About Flame Amur Maple 

As the name suggests, Flame Amur Maple has truly stunning fall color in hues of gold, orange, and red. It makes
an impressive statement when planted as a long hedge. In summer, its attractive green foliage provides excellent
privacy. Once the leaves are shed for winter, it allows light to pass through. This is perfect for areas where
summer privacy is needed (a swimming pool area for example) but in winter more light is desired. Flame Amur
Maple grows quickly—2-3’ per year. It responds well to hard pruning, so you could easily maintain it
anywhere from 6-12’ tall over time. One pruning for size control in winter and one for shaping in spring
is usually plenty. It grows well in full sun to partial shade and is one of the most cold-hardy choices, growing
well in USDA Zones 3-8. It is more drought-tolerant than most other maples. Deer tend to avoid it since in
winter when they are the most desperate it only has bare branches. Flame Amur Maple bears interesting winged
fruits in clusters in late summer.

 

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Top Qualities of Flame Amur Maple 

  • 1. Brilliant fall color
  • 2. Fast growth rate
  • 3. Easy to grow
  • 4. Cold hardy
  • 5. Naturally multi-stemmed 

Additional information

Latin Name

Acer ginnala 'Flame'

Common Name

Flame Amur Maple

Sun Exposure

Sun to Partial Shade

Annual Growth

2-3' per year

HXW@10 YEARS

12'x4'

Color

Green

Plant Form

Multi-Stemmed

Growth Rate

Fast

Hardiness Zone

3

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