Flame Amur Maple Acer tataricum Flame - Acer ginnala Flame

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Botanical Name:

Acer tataricum Flame

Family:

Sapindaceae

Genus:

Acer

Species:

tataricum

Cultivar:

Flame

Common Name:

Flame Amur Maple

Height:
15-20 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4

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  • Acer tataricum Flame

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* It is a small Maple with deciduous leaves that is grown as a garden subject or boulevard tree.
* Acer ginnala is grown as an ornamental plant in northern regions of Europe and North America, where it is the most cold-tolerant maple, hardy to zone 2. more...
* The young leaves are used as a tea substitute.
* Black, blue and brown dyes are obtained from the dried leaves.
* The leaves contain the dyestuff quercetin. They also contain about 30% tannin. more...
* The tree is extremely cold hardy and has a brillant red fall color. more...