Height: 20′-25′ Spread: 18′-20′. A chance seedling selected from Fort Collins Nursery growing fields. A superior selection of A. tataricum. Consistent, breath-taking scarlet red samaras appear in the summer giving the tree the appearance of being in bloom. Fall leaf color migrates from orange-red on the outside of the plant to yellow in the middle. Strong branch unions make it less prone to storm breakage than the species. Tolerates a wide range of soils. Full sun. 2007 Plant Select® Introduction. Zone 3.