Amur maple USDA PLANTS SYMBOL: ACGI
Acer ginnala Maxim.

Amur maple is a multi-stemmed, tall shrub or small tree, 10-20 ft. (3-6m) tall with opposite, simple leaves. The leaves are 3-lobed, doubly-serrate, 1 ½ -3 in. (3.8-7.6cm) long, and ¾ - 1 ½ in. (1.3-3.8 cm) wide. Flowering occurs in the spring, when small, yellowish-white, fragrant flowers develop in a small panicle. The fruit is a red to brown, double samara. This species prefers moist, well-drained soils in full sun or partial shade. Amur maple is a native of northern Asia and was introduced into the United States as an ornamental around 1860.

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