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Columnar red maple

Acer rubrum x freemanii 'Armstrong'

Has a compact, columnar crown and upward reaching branches. This maple prefers evenly moist soil.

SMUD Availability:
Yes
Size:
Large
Height:
40-50 ft
Width:
15-20 ft
Water Needs:
High
Evergreen or Deciduous:
Deciduous
Shape:
columnar
Fall color:
Orange, Red, Yellow
Flowers:
No
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Sunset Zones:
7, 8, 9, 14
Diseases and pests:
Aphids can be a problem
Useful as a street tree? Minimum planting strip width?:
Yes, 6' planting strip

Minimum Planting Distances

  • from a building foundation: 10 feet
  • from walks and driveways: 6 feet
  • from a utility overhead (such as an overhead power line): 30 feet
  • between trees: 18 feet

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