124 Armstrong Maple

Tall, columnar, deep green late summer canopy of Armstrong Maple.Facts About Armstrong Maple

Acer x freemanii 'Armstrong'

Native to: Central and Eastern United States
Crown: Narrow, fastigiate, spire-like
Height: 45 feet
Width: 15 feet
Growth Rate: Fast

Characteristics: Fall foliage is yellow to orange-red. This is a great choice for a space which demands a tree that will not spread.

Negative Features: Surface roots can cause problems with sidewalks. Occasionally susceptible to aphids and scale that can cause honeydew drip and sooty mold problems.

Uses: Good for narrow setbacks, cul-de-sacs and tight places where there is little room on arterial, collector and residential streets.

Comments: Armstrong is a good columnar form of Red Maple, suitable for use in tough urban conditions.

Engraved stone sign for Armstrong Maple, Acer x freemanii 'Armstrong.'
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 6 ft.