Armstrong Gold Columnar Red Maple (Acer rubrum ‘JFS-KW78’)

Armstrong Gold Columnar Red Maple

  • Warm Orange-Yellow Leaves in Fall
  • Tight Elliptical Shape
  • Phenomenal Accent Tree

Have you ever seen a tree that appears as thick, bright, and healthy as this one? Armstrong Gold Columnar Red Maple (Acer rubrum ‘JFS-KW78’) rises like a spire making it stand out amongst the crowd.

You really can’t miss its tall, captivating shape and bright colors that it illuminates. The dark green leaves, but before you know it, the leaves will turn a brilliant warm orange-yellow, one of the earliest trees to color up.

There is no need to prune this tree into its magnificent elliptical shape. This tree is naturally this tall and proud, but makes you look like a professional gardener.

If you are looking for a tree to grab the attention of those passing by, this tree will effortlessly get the job done. The Armstrong Gold Columnar Red Maple makes for a phenomenal accent to any gardening needs.

If planted properly in full sun with well-drained soil, this large majestic tree can grow up to 40 feet tall and 12 feet wide to make quite the appearance in your landscaping.

Using 3-4 inches of wood chips over the roots of the plant helps to buffer the warm summer temps as well as the cold winter weather, and really is the finishing touch for your landscape.

The orange-yellow leaves make this maple tree the light at the end of the tunnel for your garden wants and needs.

Armstrong Gold Columnar Red Maple (Acer rubrum ‘JFS-KW78’) Details

Common name Armstrong Gold Columnar Red Maple
Botanical name Acer rubrum 'JFS-KW78'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 4-8
Growth rate Medium
Height 35 - 40 ft.
Width 10 - 12 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Late Winter
Flower color Red