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Amur Cherry vs Romeo Cherry

Prunus maackii

Prunus cerasus x fruticosa Romeo

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Amur Cherry
Romeo Cherry

Amur Cherry is a beautiful, fast-growing ornamental tree. It features attractive bronze/red bark that peels horizontally in strips.

This hardy tree bears white flowers in the spring, black fruit held in clusters in the late summer, and pointy leaves that turn yellow in the fall.

Romeo Cherry is a hardy deciduous hybrid shrub variety of Sour Cherry released in the Romance Series of dwarf sour cherries from the University of Saskatchewan in 2004. It features dark red/black, flavourful fruit most suitable for fresh eating, processing, and juice production. Romeo Cherry is also suitable as an accent or landscape tree.

AMUR CHERRY QUICK FACTS

ROMEO CHERRY QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $7.99
Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: lemon yellow
Fall colour: orange
Berries: black fruit in clusters in the late summer
Berries: medium sized dark red/black cherries best for making juice or fresh eating
Flowers: white, in spring
Flowers: white
Bark: bronze/red peeling in strips
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: 30 years
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium



Toxicity: toxic to animals with segmented stomachs (horses, cattle, deer moose, etc.)


Other Names: amur chokecherry


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no