Amur maple (Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala `Emerald Elf`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3a
Mature Height Mature Height
5 to 6 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
5 to 6 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
compact, rounded, dense, shrubby form; 5-6’ tall and wide; scarlet to purple fall color; very invasive; reseeds readily; do not plant near any natural areas; very susceptible to verticillium wilt

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

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