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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Columnar/Narrow Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Acer is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Because of its narrow upright growing habit Armstrong is quickly becoming one of the more used maples. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped

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ARMSTRONG MAPLE

Acer rubrum 'Armstrong'

Buy Armstrong Maple online. Armstrong is a very upright and narrow grower, perfect for limited or small areas where space is a concern. This tree has beautiful gray silver-gray bark. Emerging leaves are reddish tinged gradually changing to dark green above with a distinct gray cast beneath and in the fall they become yellow-orange to red.

Mature Height:

40-50 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

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Family: Sapindaceae / Aceraceae · Common Name: Maple


Maple trees are a wonderful genus of trees, with sizes ranging from very small and slow growing Japanese Maples, to very fast growing Silver Maples. Maple trees are found growing all across the world, and most admired for their colorful fall foliage.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase ARMSTRONG MAPLE Online

Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 5931

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 6383

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(9 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$115.00

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Beautiful tree, excellent transaction, 100% satisfaction!


Rodney
Rockton, IL
November 2016

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