Amur maple

Vital statistics

One of the best trees for dry soil and extreme temperature changes (highway medians!.
Full sun
Tend to be short lived -- expect the trunks or main branches to begin dying back once the tree is about 20 years old.


Summer color
Fall color

Summer color

Many people ask about it in July, " What's the tree blooming pink in the median of I-94?"

It's not flower, it's this tree's seed pods, which mature in July and can be an outstanding pink.

Fall color

A truly spectacular orange to red, sometimes with both colors on the same tree.