Prunus maackii

Amur Chokecherry, Chokeberry, Manchurian Cherry, Birdcherry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate -
Mature Height - 35-45'
Mature Width - 35-45'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - White flowers occur in 2-3" long, 20- to 30-flowered racemes, early to mid-May in great profusion.
Fruit - Numerous, small, ovoid-globose fruits, 0.25" diameter, red maturing to black in August.
Leaf -
Fall Color -
Bark - The bark color varies from brownish yellow to reddish brown to the cinnamon brown, may exfoliate in shaggy masses
Other Features - An interesting, densely branched pyramidal tree, becoming more rounded with age.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Requires a well-drained soil and is best suited to cold climates. Can be rooted from softwoods June-July.
Native Habitat - Korea, Manchuria. Introduced 1878. Zone 3a to 6.
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Cherry.
- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Prunus.
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