Native to: Manchuria, Northern China and Japan Crown: Dense, oval, upright Height: 20 - 25 feet Width: 20 feet Growth Rate: Moderate
Characteristics: Clusters of small fragrant, yellowish flowers in early spring are followed by bright red, winged fruit. Fall foliage is yellow to reddish-brown. This tree is extremely hardy and has good drought tolerance.
Negative Features: Some consider the fruit to be messy.
Uses: Good for narrow setbacks, underneath wires, cul-de-sacs and tight situations where there is little room on arterial, collector and residential streets. This is a good choice when a shorter tree is necessary in order not to obscure a view.
Comments: Tatarian is a good, small Maple that is seldom planted.