Go Back Maple Amur Flame

Acer ginnala 'Flame'
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Plant Type: Deciduous Shrubs, Deciduous Trees

A small, hardy, graceful tree popular for its fiery red fall color and bright red samaras. Slow growing. Amur maple is a multi-stemmed, deciduous small tree that typically grows 15′ to 20′ tall. Multiple trunks are common. Small clusters of yellowish white flowers in spring are followed by red, two-winged samaras which often persist into late autumn or winter. Unlike most other maples, the flowers of Amur maple are fragrant. Toothed, 3-lobed green leaves turn a brilliant, fiery red in autumn.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Yellowish white

Foliage Color

Green turning fiery red in fall

Plant Spread


Good Companions

Plant Height


Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

wet or dry

Characteristics & Attributes


Very bright yellow, red, orange in the fall

Bloom Time


Critter Resistance


part to full sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests

spring and fall color.