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Maackia amurensis (Amur maackia)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
15m
Max height
10m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Maackia amurensis

Other names

Amur maackia

Genus

Maackia Maackia

Species

M. amurensis - M. amurensis is an open, spreading, deciduous tree with pinnate leaves divided into seven to eleven, ovate, dark green leaflets and upright racemes of white flowers in summer followed by flattened, green seed pods turning brown when ripe.


Maackia amurensis is: Deciduous

Habit

Open branches, Spreading

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1.

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Maackia amurensis (Amur maackia) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 10m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to acid soil in full sun. Tolerates partial shade and a wide range of soil conditions.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Maackia amurensis

Other names

Amur maackia

Genus

Maackia Maackia

Species

M. amurensis - M. amurensis is an open, spreading, deciduous tree with pinnate leaves divided into seven to eleven, ovate, dark green leaflets and upright racemes of white flowers in summer followed by flattened, green seed pods turning brown when ripe.

Native to

China

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Open branches, Spreading


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1.

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Maackia amurensis (Amur maackia) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 10m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to acid soil in full sun. Tolerates partial shade and a wide range of soil conditions.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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