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Flame Amur Maple Hedge

Acer ginnala 'Flame'

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Flame Amur Maple Hedge2019-06-26T07:13:22+00:00
Named in part after its bright fiery red color in autumn, the Flame Amur Maple makes a beautiful and sturdy hedge for a variety of settings. It is a relatively low-maintenance tree that grows especially well in direct sun or sun-dappled locations.

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A row of Flame Amur maple (Acer ginnala 'Flame') ready to be harvested as a 5-6' InstantHedge.

Patented InstantHedge equipment makes harvesting Amur maple (Acer ginnala 'Flame') InstantHedge very easy!

After only three years of growth, the Flame Amur maple (Acer ginnala 'Flame') stands nearly 6 feet tall.

In spring and summer, Flame Amur Maple boasts lush, green foliage

This maple is aptly named "Flame" due to its fiery fall colors in red, orange, and yellow

Quick Guide

Amur Maple Zone
  • In addition to the yellow or namesake red colors in the fall, the Acer ginnala Flame also produces lovely greenish-white flowers in spring.
  • The tree is native to forested areas in western Asia and southeastern Europe, where it can naturally reach up to 20 feet. Know more about hedging plants

acer ‘ginnala flame’ Details

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

It 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. Also, check out Beech hedge, & Carpinus betulus hedge another deciduous hedge variety.

USDA Hardiness Zones:3 - 8
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Sun/Shade:Partial Shade to Full Sun
Deer Resistance:Yes
Watering Requirements:Moderate
Growth Rate:Moderate, to to 2’ per year
Mature Size:Up to 12’ height and 4’ width
Drought Tolerance:Yes
West Coast - Sunset Heat Zones:1 - 9 and 14 - 16
Pest/Disease Issues:
No major pest or disease issues. Verticillium wilt, stem canker, leaf spots, tar spot and anthracnose are possible. Watch for aphids, borers, scale, leafhoppers, caterpillers and mites.

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