Armstrong Gold® Red Maple

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Quick Overview

Armstrong Gold® Red Maple’s slender form of medium-deep green summer leaves will transition to a warm golden-orange in autumn. This improved cultivar has a better overall color, and its more narrow form is recommended for tight/narrow or challenging spaces including the parkway. 

Details

Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Armstrong Gold® Red Maple is a unique Maple variety because of its branch structure, durability and fall color. This beautiful tree has a remarkable columnar growth habit. It's upward sweeping branches are tightly covered with medium-deep green summer leaves that transition to a warm golden-orange in autumn. This particular cultivar has proven to have a brighter, more saturated foliage color, better overall shade density, and is more compact and reliable.

Where to put it:

Armstrong Gold® Red Maple’s improved columnar form makes it extremely versatile in the landscape, especially in challenging spaces. This tree is recommended for the parkway or narrow planting sites.

What it needs:

Armstrong Gold® Red Maple prefers well-drained soil. Be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the tree’s root system is well established.

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Acer rubrum ' JFS-KW78' PP25301 'Armstrong Gold'
Hardiness Zone 4
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 40'
Mature Spread 12'
Shape Narrow/Columnar
Foliage Color Medium Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold, Orange
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street, Privacy/Screening
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable
Standout Feature Columnar form, Striking Fall Color