Tree Detail

Acer tataricum


Maple, Tatarian

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