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Cultural Details for Maackia amurensis

Common Name:
Amur Maackia

Growth Rate:
Slow: 12' over a 20 year period.

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Dull white, 0.5" long, June-July, smell like freshly mown grass.

Fruit Details:
Flat brown pod, 2-3" long, 0.33-0.5" wide

Fall Color:

Bark Details:
Grayish brown to black, usually glabrous, somewhat dingy in color and texture in winter. Diamond-shaped lenticels on second year and older stems.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
No serious diseases.

Native Habitat:

Other Features:
The rich foliage, broze-colored bark, and late summer flowers make for an interesting tree.

Culture and Care:
Easily transplanted, performs best in loose, well-drained, acid or alkaline soil; preferably sunny exposures; fixes atmospheric nitrogen.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
7590, 7740, 7750

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.