Amur maple (Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3a
Mature Height Mature Height
15 to 18 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
15 to 18 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
multi-stemmed tree; rounded form; low branches; 15-18’ tall and wide (smaller cultivars are available); fragrant, inconspicuous, creamy-white flowers in spring; red fruit in summer that turns brown; bright orange to red fall color; full sun; adaptable to a wide range of soils and pH; drought, road salt, urban, and air pollution tolerant; very susceptible to verticillium wilt; very invasive; reseeds readily; do not plant near any natural areas; native to Asia; hardy to zone 3a

UW Extension
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Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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