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Tatarian Maple vs Armstrong Maple

Acer tataricum

Acer x freemanii Armstrong

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Tatarian Maple
Armstrong Maple

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.

The Armstrong Maple has a narrow, upright columnar growth habit. This stunning tree has showy leaves that range from yellow, orange to red in the fall. It is an attractive hybrid of the Red Maple and Silver Maple. It prefers acidic soils and will have some tolerance for drought once mature.

Edward Murray named the Armstrong Maple in 1969 in honor of Oliver M. Freeman of the National Arboretum, who made the first controlled cross between the two species in 1933.

TATARIAN MAPLE QUICK FACTS

ARMSTRONG MAPLE QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 5 m (18 ft)
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: scarlet red
Fall colour: orange/yellow
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Suckering: none
Suckering: high

In row spacing: 2.4 m (8 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: tatar maple
Other Names: armstrong red maple