Acer x freemanii 'Armstrong'

Armstrong Freeman Maple

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium to fast 12-15' in 5-7 years
Mature Height - 50-70'
Mature Width - 15'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Red petals, appearing in mid to late March into April, stigmas, styles and petals are all ornamental
Fruit - Samara with wings 0.75" long, usually but not always reddish maturing into brown May-June, borne on pedicels 2-3" long and held at a 60-degree angle.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Variable yellow orange to orange red, often poor quality
Bark - Beautiful silver-gray
Other Features - Attractive silver-grey bark, leaves have a silvery underside which is also ornamental
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Tolerant of a variety of soils but prefers moist, slightly acid conditions, shows chlorosis in high pH soil, tolerant of ozone and sulfur dioxide, not particularly tolerant of urban conditions
Native Habitat - Horticultural origin
Diseases and Insects - Leafhoppers may cause considerable damage, also may have problems with some borers
Strength -
Weakness -

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- Other plants with the common name Maple.
- Other plants of the family Aceraceae.
- Other plants of the genus Acer.
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