Acer grandidentatum [sold as Rocky Mountain Glow®]
Rocky Mountain Glow Maple

 Plant Type:
 Hardiness:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
 Flowers:
Yellow (Small, in the spring; not ornamentally important)
 Foliage:
Green (Summer); Orange (Orange-red coloration in the fall)
 Fruit:
Brown (Samaras, green maturing to brown)
 Ultimate Height:
25 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
25 feet
 Soil:
Prefers well-drained, loamy to sand soils, but tolerates clay soils and a wide range of pH levels
 Range:
Rocky Mountains
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Leaves are dark green, opposite, simple, 4-8" in length and half the width with 3 main lobes. Samaras are 0.5-1" in length.

Additional Information

Acer grandidentatum is closely related to Acer saccharum (the Sugar Maple), which it is often compared to. This variant stands out due to its more upright form, smaller size, and its brilliant orange-yellow and orange-red fall foliage.

1 Acer grandidentatum [sold as Rocky Mountain Glow®] found

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