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Amur Chokecherry

Botanical Name
Prunus maackii
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
6
Height
35 to 45 feet
Width
35 to 45 feet
Flowers
Spring: white, 2 to 3 inch racemes, fragrant
Fruit
Drupe, .24 inch, red maturing to black
Fall Color
Yellow
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Transplant in spring
  • Needs pruning to maintain shape
Problems
Short lived, borers, gumosis, black knot, tent caterpillars
Varieties
  • Amber Beauty - slightly ascending branches

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