Chokecherry Amur or Amur Maackii
Category: deciduous tree Size: small
Mature Size: 20-25' x 25'
Zone: 1-7, 10 Growth Rate: moderate
Foliage: strongly veined, narrow, pointed to 4"
Elevation (if known):
Water: Roots should remain moist, but not wet.
Soil : Well-drained.
Sun: Full to part shade
Comments: Extremely hardy to cold and wind. Blooms after leafout in mid-spring.
Warnings: May look like a shrub if not pruned to tree shape.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: Manchuria and Siberia
Known Locations: Loser yard has one planted 2007.
Information Sources: Sunset Western Gardening; S Group of State Foresters