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Amur Cherry vs Mongolian Cherry

Prunus maackii

Prunus fruticosa

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Amur Cherry
Mongolian 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.

Mongolian Cherry is a hardy shrub that is often grown as an ornamental. This plant makes an attractive flowering hedgerow that requires little maintenance. The dark red cherries are tart and desirable for baking, wine-making, and canning. This shrub is popular with wildlife.

AMUR CHERRY QUICK FACTS

MONGOLIAN CHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: lemon yellow
Berries: black fruit in clusters in the late summer
Flowers: white, in spring
Flowers: clusters of white flowers
Bark: bronze/red peeling in strips
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: 30 years
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high



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


Other Names: amur chokecherry
Other Names: dwarf cherry, european dwarf cherry, steppe cherry


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