Acer rubrum 'Armstrong' - Blue Heron Nursery

Acer rubrum ‘Armstrong’

Armstrong Red Maple

A narrowly upright, fast growing tree. The bark is silver-gray, the foliage is bright green with a silver underside. Fall color is muted orange to red, and can vary with the season. Easily grown in average, medium to wet, yet well-drained soils. It performs better in acidic soils. It prefers full sun, but will tolerate some shade. Considered by some to be a selection of A. x freemanii. The original tree was discovered in 1947 in Ohio.

  • Common Name: Armstrong Red Maple
  • Height: 50' tall
  • Spread: 15' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 3 - 9

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