Red Rhapsody® Amur Maple
Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala 'Mondy'
|Description||Brilliant red fall foliage highlights this small, versatile, bushy tree. The wonderful bare-stemmed winter silhouette with smooth gray bark leafs out before other maples in spring, with heavily lobed, dark green foliage, followed by small, fragrant, yellow-white flower clusters. Excellent cold tolerance. Best fall color in cool northern regions.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Ideally sized accent tree for smaller home sites in beds and borders or as a foundation planting stand out. Use as seasonal front yard attention-getter or for a long range view out back. Can be utilized in groves for creative color compositions. Adapts well to wild gardens providing big maple looks in limited spaces. An excellent plant for a Japanese-style garden, mixed with airy, deciduous small trees and dense conifers.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Azalea (Azalea); Mugo Pine (Pinus); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, evenly moist well-drained soil, but adaptable to most soil conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.|
|Lore||The genus Acer was named from the old world Latin name for this tribe of trees in Europe.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-7
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.