There are a number of immediate benefits to choosing the Flame Amur Maple for your next hedge:
- Makes a uniquely attractive hedge with heavy pruning
- Turns a stunning deep red in the autumn
- More drought tolerant than other maples
- Grows easily in moist, well-drained soil
Acer Ginnala Flame is also known as the Tatarian maple, in reference to certain areas of Siberia and Mongolia that were invaded by the Tatars in the Middle Ages.
The Flame Amur Maple grows as a small upright tree with a rounded crown or as a large multi-stemmed shrub.
The leaves, which reach up to 4” long, are serrated and broad-ovate. They have a fresh, bright green color through the early spring and summer.