This tree is under observation and may be listed on official invasive species lists in the near future. The cuttings should root in two to three weeks, and can then be potted. Acer ginnala, the Amur maple, is a plant species with woody stems native to northeastern Asia from easternmost Mongolia east to Korea and Japan, and north to the Russian Far East in the Amur River valley. The Amur maple works well in the urban garden. A rooting hormone may be applied to improve rooting before planting. When this happens, water and nutrients are unable to reach branches and leaves. Make the soil more acidic as needed. By using The Spruce, you accept our, 30 feet tall, trunk is about 8 to 16 inches wide, How to Grow and Care for a Weeping Willow Tree, How to Identify, Treat, and Prevent Black Knot, How to Grow and Care for a Black Gum Tree, How to Identify, Treat, and Prevent Crown Gall. The Amur maple grows best in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 8, which means it can tolerate low temperatures and ice and snow. Have a good day :-), Amur maple is new to me. Cause Samples with Verticillium wilt have dominated the maple problem diagnoses sent to the OSU Plant Clinic. Microsclerotia of Verticillium dahliae … For the detailed steps that are involved in growing the Amur maple, this article provides very useful information. absolutely awesome hub on the amur maple- I love the way you've outlined the aspects of protecting the species. Have a good weekend! I decided on amur maple, Acer tatariucum subsp ginnala ‘Flame. The host range includes trees, shrubs, ground covers and vines, vegetables, field crops, fruits, herbaceous ornamentals, and many weeds. I am glad that you found this hub interesting. Ginnala ‘Flame’ — Flame Amur Maple Glossy, light green leaves in spring change to a brilliant fiery red in fall. I would've liked though to find a better way for printing out this article and having it on paper as reference when I need it. It also matures over time to 15-20' tall as a large shrub or small tree. Reminds me of the "Year without a Summer" I hope that we all get the sunshine and warmer days soon. Excellent hub, very well written. Hi kidscrafts, thank you for your visit :-). on June 02, 2013: A very comprehensive hub on all aspects of this magnificent tree, amur maple. The species does not have many insects pests associated with it. It can also be sheared into a hedge. Acer ginnala - Amur Maple Family: Aceraceae. However, you might want to give fertilizer to a newly planted Amur maple. The inner bark turns black and sometimes gives off a foul odor. They are used in various conservation methods and as windbreaks in farms which have buildings near them. Canker diseases are common, widespread, and destructive to a wide range of trees and shrubs. Only a laboratory test can reliably determine whether it’s verticillium wilt. It can shade out native grasses and herbs in the savanna habitat. However, they are sometimes vulnerable to these dangers, and have to be monitored closely. These microsclerotia may lie dormant in the soil for years. Thank you. The main ornamental value of Amur maple is the brilliant red fall foliage color and fruit which sports bright pink wings. livingsta (author) from United Kingdom on May 29, 2013: Hi My Cook Book, thank you. Image 5483034 is of Verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahliae ) culture on Amur maple. The Amur maple tree can tolerate a wide variety of soils, is poor soil fertility, and is pH adaptable. Deciduous: plants shedding foliage at the end of the growing season, Cultivars: a variety of plant developed from a natural species, Samaras: winged one-seeded indehiscent fruit, Indehiscent: doesn’t open spontaneously at maturity to release seeds, Acidic: having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7), Alkaline soil: clay soils with high pH, poor soil structure and a low infiltration capacity, Xeriscaping: landscaping designed for dry conditions to conserve water, Astringent: a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals, Herbicides: a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth. The diagnosis of verticillium wilt is tricky, too, because the symptoms are different in every plant species, and wilting can have many other causes, such as fusarium wilt, bacterial wilt, root rot, or drought or excessive soil moisture. New trees can be propagated by seeds that have been soaked in water for a day and stratified for a few months. Cold hardy, rounded habit. Michelle Liew from Singapore on May 30, 2013: Livingsta, you really know your botany. Thanks for the information. Excellent research and write. They can be used as tree lawns or as a specimen tree, They can be used in streets that lack a sidewalk, They make good bonsais and are suitable for xeriscaping, Their extracts have astringent properties and are used in cancer research, The young leaves of the Amur Maple have been used as a tea substitute, The dried leaves of the Acer ginnala are used to prepare black, blue and brown dyes. I planted 6 Amur Maple FLAME on the SE corner of our property in 1979 . Have a great 2016! The diagnosis of verticillium wilt is tricky, too, because the symptoms are different in every plant species, and wilting can have many other causes, such as fusarium wilt, bacterial wilt, root rot, or drought or excessive soil moisture. Yes the bonsai that I went through, they were so tempting. Please offer feedback on any errors. 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