Red Rhapsody® Amur Maple
Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala 'Mondy'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||AY-ser tat-TAR-ee-kum jin-NAY-luh|
|Lore||The genus Acer was named from the old world Latin name for this tribe of trees in Europe.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring blooms develop deep red, winged samaras in late summer.|
|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|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Brilliant Fall Color|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2 - 7