Tree Detail

Prunus maackii


Chokecherry Amur or Amur Maackii

Prunus 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