Prunus maackii Rosaceae
Amur Chokecherry, Amur Cherry, Manchurian Cherry   PROO-nus MAK-e-i
- Deciduous tree, 35-45 ft (11-14 m), rounded, dense branching. Bark attractive, peeling or flaking, varies in color from brownish yellow, reddish brown and cinnamon brown. Leaves alternate, simple, elliptic to oblong-ovate, 5-10 cm long, finely serrate. White flowers on 2-8 cm clusters in late spring. Fruit red than maturing to black in late summer, 6 mm diameter.
- Sun. Best in well-drained soil. Best suited to cold climates.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 2 Native to Korea and Manchuria.