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Tatarian Maple vs Red Currant

Acer tataricum

Ribes rubrum

Tatarian Maple
Red Currant

Tatarian Maple is a small, multi-stemmed tree that features attractive red foliage in fall.

In addition to its outstanding autumn color, it is also one of the first trees to leaf out in the spring.

Tatarian Maple makes a good specimen tree for for small yards. Closely related to Amur Maple, it is slightly larger in stature.

Red Currant is a short deciduous shrub native to western Europe. It features five-lobed, maple-like leaves and bright red berries.

Red Currant berries are more sour than black currant, but they can be eaten raw and are excellent for jams and sauces. This member of the gooseberry family is related to the wild currants and gooseberries of North America.

TATARIAN MAPLE QUICK FACTS

RED CURRANT QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 5 m (18 ft)
Height: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: scarlet red
Fall colour: orange to red
Berries: translucent red berries
Flowers: inconspicuous yellow-green flowers in spring
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium

In row spacing: 2.4 m (8 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)





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Ships To Canada: yes
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