Terms and conditions are loading...
Click the tabs to read more
Get more detailed care advice, specific how-to guides and care reminder prompts right to your inbox!
Check you are planting correctly with our unique garden match tool.
Did you know 30% of new plants purchased die within the first year because they are planted in the wrong place? Don't make that costly and upsetting mistake!
|1 hour care
Botanical name: Prunus maackii
Other names: Amur cherry , Amur chokecherry
Species: P. maackii - P. maackii is a deciduous, small tree with peeling yellow-brown bark and deep-green, ovate leaves with yellow autumn colour. In spring it has white flowers followed by red-black fruit.
Prunus maackii is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Spring
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn
Stem: Yellow-brown in All seasons
Fruit: Black-red, Dark-red in Summer
Habit: Spreading, Round headed
Pruning: Pruning group 1. Prune in mid-summer where silver leaf is a problem.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings, Budding, Grafting. REGISTER to read more...
Prunus maackii (Amur cherry ) will reach a height of 10m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Cottage/Informal
Cultivation: Grow in moist, free-draining, moderately fertile soil in full sun to part shade.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
"I think the website is fantastic!"
Angie Barker, Dip GD (Inst GD) BA (Hons)