Emerald Lustre Maple

Emerald Lustre Maple trees are a favorite species to use if you are looking for dramatic fall color.  The foliage of this tree is green throughout the summer and turns brilliant yellow in the fall.  The leaves of this maple are a traditional shape and size similar to other varieties. The jagged edges and multiple points add character to the tree.

This tree works well as a contrast to other fall maple trees such as Autumn Blaze® Maple and Red Sunset® Maple.  This moderate growing tree is quite dense and makes a great shade tree.  This tree is also deer tolerant. Mature Emerald Lustre Maple trees will reach a height and width of sixty feet. Uniform height and width makes this canopy round.

Emerald Lustre Maple

Emerald Lustre Maple Leaves

Emerald Lustre Maple

Acer Platanoides ‘Emerald Lustre’

Plant Details

Flower Color- Yellow

Foliage Color- Green in the summer and yellow in the fall.

Zone- 3-7

Height- 50′-60′ feet tall

Spread- 50′-60′ feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This tree provides unique color fall color with its bright yellow foliage.  Depending on the temperatures and how the leaves turn, you may even notice a slight orange tint to the leaves. This maple makes an excellent shade tree because of its great branching habits and hardiness.  This tree also looks great because the canopy naturally grows in a globe form.

Other maple tree options.

  • Autumn Blaze® Maple
  • Black Japanese Maple
  • Bloodgood Japanese Maple
  • Burgundy Belle® Maple
  • Cascade Dawn Flowering Maple
  • Coral Bark Japanese Maple
  • Crimson Queen Japanese Maple
  • Crimson Sentry Norway Maple
  • Emerald Elf Amur Maple
  • Fernleaf Full-Moon Maple
  • Flamingo Boxelder Maple
  • Kelly’s Gold Boxelder Maple
  • Monroe Vine Maple
  • October Glory® Red Maple
  • Pacific Fire Vine Maple
  • Paperbark Maple
  • Pink Flowering Maple
  • Red Flowering Maple
  • Red Sunset® Red Maple
  • Royal Red Maple
  • Sienna Glen Maple
  • Silver Maple
  • Sugar Green Mountain Maple
  • Summer Red® Red Maple
  • White Flowering Maple
  • Yellow Flowering Maple