Armstrong Freeman Maple
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium to fast 12-15' in 5-7 yearsMature 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 ornamentalFruit - 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 qualityBark - Beautiful silver-grayOther Features - Attractive silver-grey bark, leaves have a silvery underside which is also ornamentalPossible 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 conditionsNative Habitat - Horticultural originDiseases and Insects - Leafhoppers may cause considerable damage, also may have problems with some borersStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Maple.- Other plants of the family Aceraceae.- Other plants of the genus Acer.- Other plants of the species Acer x freemanii.