Acer tataricum garann "Hot Wings"
Category: deciduous tree Size: small
Mature Size: 15 - 20 ' by 15 - 20 '
Zone: 3-8 Growth Rate: slow to moderate
Foliage: Medium green summer leaves change to yellow, red, and reddish-brown in the fall.
Elevation (if known): To 8,500 ft ^
Water: Drought-tolerant once established.
Soil : Tolerates akaline soils.
Sun: Full to part shade.
Comments: *Tartarian Maple is native to that area. "Hot Wings" is a patented variety developed in Colorado. Less prone to storm breakage than other Tartarain Maples since it has strong branch unions. Other Tatarian maples. A Colorado Plant Select Tree.
Warnings: ^Some sites list 7,000 feet as highest elevation.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions: Good for small landscape areas.
CO/NM native? no Native to: SE Europe to W Asia*
Known Locations: 500 block of Main Street by Mt. Blanca VFW and 700 block of Main (by St. Ives) - both planted 2009.
Information Sources: Arbor Day Foundation; Little Valley Wholesale Nursery; Alamosa Tree Board