Tuesday, April 3, 2007

MARMO MAPLE




MARMO MAPLE
Acer x freemanii 'Marmo'


Tree Description
Seedless and resistant to frost cracking. An oval tree with a strong central leader. Better branch structure and strength than a silver maple.

Introduced: 1994
Origin: Morton Arboretum and Chicagoland Grows®, Glencoe, IL
Plant Size: 70' tall x 35' wide (23' x 17' in 10 - years)
Growth Habit: Broad and columnar
Growth Rate: Medium to fast. More than 2' per year when young.
Hardiness: Zone 4
Disease/Pest: Young plants susceptible to leafhoppers, cottony maple scale
Normal Leaf Color: Medium green; silver-grey underside
Fall Leaf Color: Scarlet, maroon and some green (color lasts 14-28 days)
Fruit Color: Male flowers with few, if any fruits produced

Like Trees:
Acer rubrum 'Armstrong'
Acer rubrum 'Brandywine'
Acer rubrum 'Franksred' Red Sunset ®
Acer rubrum 'Sun Valley'

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