The Armstrong Maple is a fast-growing, upright tree, reaching a height of 45 to 50 feet . It is a hybrid between the red and silver maple.
As a columnar deciduous tree, this maple is thought of as a hybrid between red and silver maple. The Armstrong maple has leaves that are star-shaped. The new foliage with emerge red and turn green in the summer. During fall this maple will have red/orange leaves. This tree has a narrow shape which allows you to plant close to buildings or in narrow areas.
The narrow spread of Armstrong maple makes it suitable for areas with limited horizontal space such as a planting site close to a building, or in narrow planting strips between streets and sidewalks. As with red maples, this variant can withstand wet soils.