Tagged as: Salt-Tolerant Trees and Shrubs
Botanical Name: Acer ginnala
Common Name: Amur Maple
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This tree is considered invasive in some areas. One tree can produce more than 5,000 two-winged seeds that are widely spread by wind. In open woods, it displaces native shrubs and understory trees. In prairies and open fields, it can shade out native species.
Height: 15-20' Spread: 15-20' Habit/Form: Rounded to slightly broad spreading Growth Rate: Medium to fast Zone: 2-8
Cultural Requirements: Full sun to part shade in a moist, well drained soil. Tolerant of dryness, neutral soil pH and salt. Aerial Salt Tolerance: Moderate degree of salt tolerance.; use in low salt areas.
Ornamental Characteristics: Orange, red and yellow fall color; red fruits on some cultivars.
Uses in the Landscape: Can be used as a patio tree, screen or small specimen
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