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AMUR CHOKECHERRY
Prunus maackii

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Photo Locations: The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL, The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA

General Notes

Very hardy. Attracts birds.

Native to Korea.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names

AMUR CHOKECHERRY, MANCHURIAN CHERRY

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Oval, Rounded or Umbrella Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 30 feet.

Width: 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Oblong to Ovate, Medium Green, Bronze or Gold, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Black Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Striking, Bronze, Light Gray, Dark Gray or Light Green, Exfoliating or Furrowed.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 7 and 10.

USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 7.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Not Suited.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Root Rot, Rust and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Fire Resistance is Favorable.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Prunus maackii Tree Record." 1995-2017. Sep 21, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/prunus-maackii >

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