Plant Care Amur Maple

Amur Maple

About Amur Maple

Amur Maple is a deciduous small tree or shrub native to Asia. It grows 15-20 feet tall and wide with a rounded to open crown. The leaves have a distinctive 3-lobed pattern with the central lobe being elongated. Fall color is red to orange. It is adaptable to most well-drained soils and will grow in sun to dappled shade.


Acer tataricum

Also known as

Tatarian maple and Tatar maple

How to care for Amur Maple


How often to water your Amur Maple

Water needs for Amur Maple
0.5 cups
every 9

Amur Maple needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Amur Maple

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Amur Maple in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Amur Maple: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Amur Maple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Amur Maple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Amur Maple in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Amur Maple

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Amur Maple: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Amur Maple after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Amur Maple is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Amur Maple

Amur Maple

Amur Maple

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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