Plant Catalog - ACER R ARMSTRONG GOLD
ACER R ARMSTRONG GOLD
Acer rubrum x freemanii 'Armstrong Gold'
Armstrong Gold Red Maple
A fast-growing deciduous tree with a columnar growth habit. Spring through summer features red twigs and branchlets, which are adorned with lobed, glossy light green leaves. Fall foliage is orange, red, and yellow. Showy spring flowers attract birds, butterflies, and squirrels. Native to Eastern North America. Foliage is stronger in color, and the form is more compact than 'Armstrong'.
USDA zones: 4 - 9
Sunset zones: A2, A3; 1 - 9, 14 - 17
Mature size: up to 60 feet high and 15 feet wide
Light needs: full sun or partial shade
Water needs: regular water