This maple gets its name from the beautiful red colors it displays in the autumn. Because of its potent astringent properties, it is used in cancer research in Asia. It’s sugar-filled sap is also used. The young leaves of flame amur maples are also used as a tea substitute to treat fatigue and regulate the immune system. The leaves contain quercetin and are often used to produce black, blue, and brown dyes. Leaves are also used to package apples in Asia to preserve freshness.
Specific Tree Info:
DBH: 2.1 inches Height: Estimated Age: Crown Spread: Current Health: